A narrative poem concerning a serious topic, usually containing heroic deeds or actions
A poem expressing personal thoughts or feelings
A poem that tells a story
A poem having no rhyme or regular meter
A rhyme occuring at the end of a poem's lines
A rhyme not occurring at the ends of a poem's lines
A specific rhyme pattern that repeats in a poem
The sharing of similar sounds in words
The repetition of beginning constanant sounds
An over exaggeration
A comparison between two objects using the words "like" or "as"
The use of words to represent or recreate sounds
Giving human characteristics or nature to non-human things
A comparison between two objects that doesn't use the words "like" or "as"
The repetition of specific consonant sounds
The repetition of specific vowel sounds
The dictionary definition of a word
The implications of a word beyond the dictionary definition
The overall topic or idea of a poem
Repetition of a beginning sound for effect.
Reference to a well known character or event from history, literature etc.
Repetition of the sound of a vowel or diphthong. Ex: belt, felt
Reassurance of similar sounds especially consonants. Ex: pitter, patter.
A positive statement expressed by negating its opposite expressions.
a long narrative poem about someone who does heroic deeds. Ex: The Oddessy
Language that uses words or expressions with a meaning that is different from the literal interpretation.
Poetry that is free from limitations of regular meter or rhythm and does not rhyme with fixed forms.
Phrase or word stating one unlike thing is another
Words that imitate sound.
Giving human qualities to inanimate objects.
Repeats same word or phrase to make idea more clear
Correspondence of sound between the words or the endings of words especially when these are at the ends of lines of poetry.
Comparing two unlike things using 'like' or 'as'
The person telling the story. (Not to be confused with author)
A group of lines forming the basic reassuring metrical unit in a poem; a verse,
Mental Picture created by the way the author writes
Story poem or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning, typically a moral or political one. Ex: Animal Farm
Phrase so overused it lost its original meaning.
The use of humor, irony exaggeration or ridicule to expose and criticize peoples stupidity or vices. Ex: Animal Farm
daisy duck went down the ditch
figure of speech in which things are compared
my shoes are talking
a group of lines in a poem
a central message
a writing or a speech meant to be understood imaginatively instead of literally
my love is a such that rivers can not quench
Sandra is nothing like Jenny
a regular rhythmic pattern
expresses emotions of a speaker
Daisy got marries so Ben wouldn't have to get burried
genre of a literature characterized by imaginativly language
lyric poem with a serious theme
she was a sweet angel , god now has her company
" because i could not stop for death.."
repetition of constanant sounds
pattern of beats or stresses in a line or verses
In Medias Res
Point Of View
Language that is used imaginatively, rather than literally, to express ideas or feelings in new ways.
Make comparisons between dissimilar things.
use like or as to compare two unlike things.
Speak of one thing in terms of another, as in, “All the world’s a stage.”
gives human traits to nonhuman things.
A descriptive language that creates vivid impressions. These images are developed through sensory language.
Provides details related to sight, sound, taste, touch, smell, and movement.
Used to achieve a musical quality.
the pattern created by stressed and unstressed syllables of words in a sequence.
A pattern of rhythm.
The repetition of identical sounds in the last syllable of words.
A pattern of rhyme at the ends of lines.
Initial rhyme is the repetition of the initial consonant sounds of words.
Vowel rhyme – the repetition of vowel sounds in nearby words.
The repetition of consonants within nearby words in which the preceding vowels differ, as in the words milk and walk.
Tells a story and has a plot, characters, and a setting.
A long narrative poem about the feats of gods or heroes.
A songlike narrative that has short stanzas and a refrain.
Tells a story using a character’s own thoughts or spoken statements.
Express the feelings of a single speaker. The most common type of poem in modern literature.
A verse form with three unrhymed lines of five, seven, and five syllables.
A verse form with five unrhymed lines of five, seven, five, seven, and seven syllables.
Has neither a set pattern of rhythm nor rhyme.
A fourteen-line lyric poem with formal patterns of rhyme, rhythm, and line structure.