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review for poetry

using the letters of a word going down to make a poem with those lettters. Ex:E=excellent acrostic
has two meanings besides just the obvious one. it is narrative allegory
originally meant to be sung. Narrative folk songs that are comunicated orally between illiterate partly literate people ballad
has five lines 1title 2two adj 3three verbs 4four feelings 5title cinquain
long narrative poem that is exciting and serious with heroic charachters and action epic
opposite of standard meaning of a word to make a special meaning figurative
exaageration and wild and craziness of something used for serious, comic, or ironic effect hyperbole (over statement)
to represent things or weird ideas usually visual pictures but also other senses imagery
figure of speech when two unlike objects are idntified by how they are without asserting comparison metaphor
the units of a stress line and how they are patterns meter
the use of words to show the sounds they make onomatopoeia
when you make random objects have personallities personification
a short saying thats not really known but people know what it means proverb
a play on words can be the same sound and have a different meaning pun
when you do something over and over actions preformance production and presentation repetition
reapeats similar sounds at the end of words rhyme
when you make a picture out of words shape or concrete
lyric poem with a single stanza of 14 iombic pentameter lines linked by a rhyme scheme sonnet
repetition of vowel sounds followed by different constanet sounds ex:lake fake assonance
repetition of final constanet sounds with different vowels Ex:born burn consonance
a kind of humorous verse of five lines, in which the first, second, and fifth lines rhyme with each other, and the third and fourth lines, which are shorter, form a rhymed couplet. limerick
figure of speech by which a locution produces an incongruous, seemingly self-contradictory effect, as in “cruel kindness” or “to make haste slowly.” ex: clean mess oxymoron
a provincial, rural, or socially distinct variety of a language that differs from the standard language, especially when considered as substandard. way a person speaks dialect
ex: kick the bucket Hold on to your pants idiom
Created by: hutchemi
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