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ReadingMidterm VICKI


another word for verses stanzas
to desrcibe one thing as if it was something else metaphor
gives human qualities to something nonhuman personification
to compare to unlike things using "like" or "as" simlie
anything that represents something else symbol
the repition of consonant sounds in the beginning of words alliteration
the use of any element of language more than once repetition
the repetition of vowel sounds followed by different consonants in stressed syllables assonance
the repetition of similiar consonant sounds at the ends of accented syllables consonance
the use of words that imitate sounds onomatopoeia
the repetition of sounds at the ends of words rhyme
the rhymical pattern in a poem meter
tells a story in a verse narrative
a three-line Japanese verse form Haiku
defined by its lack of strict structure, has a regular meter, rhyme, fixed line lenght, or specific stanza pattern free verse
expresses thoughts and feeling of a single speaker lyric
songlike poems that tell a story ballads
shaped to look like their subjects concrete
humorous, rhyming, five-line poems with a specifc rhytm pattern and rhyme scheme limericks
pairs of rhyming lines, usually of the same meter and length rhyming couplets
writing or speech not meant to be taken literally figurative language
enhance a poem's mood and meaning sound devices
the people or animals who take in a story's action characters
the way a writer reveals a character's personality and qualities characterization
the writer describes the characters through adjectives direct characterization
the writer reveals the character through speed and actions indirect characterizations
the central message expressed in a story theme
a recurring theme universal theme
the sequence of events in a short story plot
introduces the setting, time, and place exposition
introduces the conflict or problem rising action
the turning point of the story climax
part of the story when the conflict lessons falling action
story's conclusion resolution
the use of clues early in a story to hint for future events foreshadowing
placement of a scene within a story that interrupts the sequence of events to reveal past occurences flashback
general name given to literary techniques that involve surprising and unexpected events that happen irony
form of language spoken by people in a particular region or a group dialect
the reason or reasons that explain why characters act as they do motivation
In Bailando, who is the speaker talking to their Aunt
What is the title of Desert is My Mother a metaphor
What type of poem is Seal concrete
What type of peom is the Rider lyric poem
What type of figurative language does Bailando use repetition
In Mother to Son, who is the speaker, who is she speaking to mother, her son
Created by: victoriaXD