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Poetry Terms 1.0

Alliteration A repetition of similar consonant sound.
Connotation The feelings and association that a word suggests
Description writing that creates a clear image of something
Free Verse poetry without a regular meter or a rhyme scheme
imagery language that appeals to the senses
metaphor comparing two things without using "like" or "as"
onomatopeia the use of words whose sounds echo their sense
personification figurative language where nonliving or nonhuman thing are talked about as if they were living or human.
Poetry A kind of rhythmic, compressed language that uses figures of speech and imagery designed to appeal to emotion and imagination
refrain a group of words repeated at intervals in a poem, song, or speech
rhyme the repetition of accented vowel sounds or sounds following them in woods close together
rhythm a musical quality produced by the repetition of stressed and unstressed syllables by the repetition of certain other sounds.
simile the comparison of two things using "like" or "as"
speaker the voice talking in a a poem
stanza in a poem a group of consecutive lines that form a single unit
symbol a person, place, or thing or an event that has its own meaning and stands for something beyond itself as well
tone the mood of the song
Created by: phatguy13579