Poetry terms Crossword
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A rhetorical shift in emotions
A form of volta where the problem is in the first 6 lines and solved in the final 2.
A form of volta where the problem is presented in the first 12 lines and solved in the final 2
A set of 8 lines within a poem
The final 6 lines of a sonnet
Where successive lines in a poem rhyme with each other using the final word of the line Rhyming
A Japanese form of poetry that consists of three non-rhyming lines in a 5-7-5 syllable pattern
A poem or a song that is narrated in short stanzas
A narrative poem, made up of four line stanzas and they were usually recited orally. Literary
a story told through verse rather than prose
A very long narrative poem that usually cover great heroes
A poem that consists of 19 lines (five tercets and one quatrain). The tercets follow an ABA rhyme scheme and the quatrain follows an ABAA scheme.
lyrical but not lengthy (usually like a sonnet). They’re usually formal and solemn
A humorous five line verse form of poetry - usually in an AABBA rhyme scheme.
A form of poetry that has six stanzas, each with six lines - there is no rhyme scheme.
a five line poem form that creates a very vivid image
where two words in a poem are combined to create a new metaphor
A poem where the first letter of each line spells out another word.

Poetry Terms Crossword

Poetry Terms Crossword
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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.

Poetry Vocab Crossword

Poetry Vocab Crossword
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The voice talking to us in a poem the voice is NOT always the poet.
A group of consecutive lines in a poem that form a single unit. It is comparable to a paragraph in an essay.
Words that explain different sounds and functions within writing.
A fourteen-line poem, usually written in iambic pentameter.
A comparison between two unlike things, using a word such as like, as, than, or resembles.
A musical quality produced by the repetition of stressed and unstressed syllables or by the repetition of other certain sound patterns.
The repetition of accented vowel sounds and all sounds following them in words that are close together in a poem.
The pattern of end rhymes in a poem. You can identify this by using different letters of the alphabet for each rhyme.
Repeating a word, phrase, line, or stanza multiple times within the poem.
A poem or stanza of four lines.
Using words whose sounds suggest their meaning.
A lyric poem, rhymed or unrhymed, on a serious subject. These are typically addressed to one person/thing.
A poem that tells a story. Not an epic: Epics have superhuman or extraordinary happenings, narratives do not.
An imaginative comparison between two unlike things in which one thing is said to be another thing.
Poetry that expresses the feelings or thoughts of a speaker rather than telling a story. These poems are usually short and imply, as opposed to stating, a strong emotion or idea.
A series of words written, printed, or recited as one of the component’s units of a larger piece of writing, such as a poem.
A very short humorous or nonsensical poem with five lines.
Rhymes within lines.
Language that appeals to the seven senses.
Originating in Japan, a Haiku is a threeline poem which contains seventeen syllables. 5 syllables in the first line, 7 syllables in the second line, 5 syllables in the last line
Poetry without a regular meter or rhyme scheme. These poems may use internal rhyme, repetition, alliteration, onomatopoeia.
The structure and organization of a poem.
An expressive use of language.
A long narrative poem that is written in heightened language and tells stories of the deeds of a heroic character who embodies that values of a society.
Rhymes at the ends of lines.
A five-line poem in which each line follows a rule. A word for the subject of the poem. Two words that describe it. Three words that show action. Four words that show feeling. The subject word again-or another word for it.
A song or songlike poem that tells a story.
The repetition of vowel sounds in words that are close together.
•The repetition of consonant sounds in words that are close together.

Poetry Vocabulary Crossword

Poetry Vocabulary Crossword
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dead people
a pithy saying
no rhyme
exposing writers emotions
connected events?????????
imitation or comedic copy
14 line poem
14 line rhymes in a particular pattern
a poem with an octave with the rhyme scheme abbaabba
a lyric poem
verse without rhyme
the ordered pattern of rhymes at the ends of the lines of a poem or verse.
foot containing unaccented and short syllables followed by a long and accented syllable in a single line of a poem
a line of verse with five metrical feet, each consisting of one short (or unstressed) syllable followed by one long (or stressed) syllable
a rhyme involving a word in the middle of a line and another at the end of the line or in the middle of the next.
regularly recurring phrase
word that rhyme in poetry
two lines of verse, usually in the same meter and joined by rhyme, that form a unit.
something a song has
two lines of verse, usually in the same meter and joined by rhyme, that form a unit.
a stanza of four lines, especially one having alternate rhymes.
the last six lines of a sonnet.
a group of lines forming the basic recurring metrical unit in a poem; a verse.
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POETRY TERMS Word Search

POETRY TERMS Word Search
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figurative language
iambic pentameter
sensory details
personification
narrative poem
rhyme scheme
onomatopoeia
alliteration
repetition
lyric poem
free verse
symbolism
assonance
metaphor
speaker
imagery
stanza
simile
poetry
rhyme
ode

Poetry Crossword Puzzle - Textbook pp.604-643

Poetry Crossword Puzzle - Textbook pp.604-643
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the character, or voice, who tells the poem
writing or speech that appeals to one or more of the five senses---sight, sound, smell, taste, and touch
writing that is innovative, imaginative, and not meant to be taken literally
figure of speech that is a comparison without using 'like' or 'as'
figure of speech in which two unlike thing are compared using 'like' or 'as'
the arrangement of groups of lines to a poem
the pattern of rhyme in a poem
figure of speech where an inanimate object or animal is given human characteristics
poems with a formal tone, written for the single purpose of celebrating or honoring a person, object, or idea
tells a story in verse
the use of words that imitate sounds, like Pow!
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words, as in feathered friend
expresses the thoughts and feelings of a single speaker, often in very musical verse
fourteen-line poems with a formal tone that follows a specific rhyme scheme
formal poems that reflect on death or other solemn, serious themes
long narrative poems that tell an exciting or inspiring story, usually about a hero
song-like poems that tell a story, often dealing with adventure, tragedy, or romance
defined by its lack of strict structure
humorous five-line poems with specific rhythmic pattern and an aabba rhyme scheme
poem in which the words are arranged on the page to form a shape that suggests the topic or ideas in the poem
short, unrhymed poems, often about nature
the most musical of literary forms
the repeated use of a sound, word, or phrase
the repetition of sounds at the ends of words--thin skin

Elements of Poetry Crossword

Elements of Poetry Crossword
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the beat created by a poems pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables
emphasized when the syllable is spoken
not emphasized when the syllable is spoken
the repetition of sounds at the ends of words, as in pool, rule, and fool
a group of lines that work together to express a central idea
like a narrator of a story, this is the voice of the poem
the use of any element of language - a sound, word, phrase, or sentence - more than once
the repetition of similar consonant sounds at the beginnings of words
the use of words to imitate sounds
the feelings and associations a word evokes in people
the dictionary definition of a word
a writer's attitude toward his or her subject
language that appeals to the five senses of sight, hearing, smell, taste, and touch
writing or speech that is not meant to be taken literally
compares two unlike things using the words like or as
compares two unlike things without using the words like or as
gives human qualities to something that is not human
is an extreme exaggeration
the message or insight about life the poem conveys
a poem that tells a story in verse
a poem that expresses the thoughts and feelings of a single speaker, often in highly musical verses
a poem that is shaped to look like its subject
a Japanese form of poetry about nature, made up of three lines. the first and third lines have 5 syllables, the second line has 7
a humorous, rhyming five-line poem with a specific rhythm and pattern of rhyme
a poem that does not have a strict structure, regular rhythm, or pattern of rhyme

Poetic Forms Crossword

Poetic Forms Crossword
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Description

alternating eight and six syllable lines
made of two lines that usually rhyme and have the same meter
lyric poem commemorating someone who is dead
brief, pointed, and witty poem
consists of rhymed iambic pentameter
characterized by a serious topic and formal tone
humorous imitation of another, usually serious, work
arranging the lines of the poem into a particular shape
four line stanza
the pattern of edge rhymes
usually does not rhyme
also called a petrarchan sonnet
rhyme pattern abab cdcd efef gg
two or more lines usually characterized by a common pattern of meter, rhyme, and number of lines
group of three lines of verse, often rhyming together or with another triplet
verse of italian origin
a group of three lines
19 line poem

Poetic Terms Word Search

Poetic Terms Word Search
Type
Word Search
Description

Personification
Onomatopoeia
Alliteration
Rhyme Scheme
Consonance
Slant Rhyme
Eye Rhyme
Free Verse
Line Break
Repetition
Tone Shift
Assonance
Hyperbole
Metaphor
Symbolism
Allusion
Imagery
Refrain
Ballad
Couplet
Rhythm
Speaker
Haiku
Poetry
Simile
Sonnet
Stanza
Lyric
Meter
Theme
Epic
Mood
Tone

Poetic Devices and Literary Terms Crossword Puzzle

Poetic Devices and Literary Terms Crossword Puzzle
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the central idea, topic, or point of a story, essay, or narrative
the word choice and phrasing in any written or spoken text
words or phrases that has other meaning(s) than it's normal definition
the comparison of two things using the words "like" or "as"
a reference to something; when a writer mentions some other work, or refers to an earlier part of the current work
a verse or poem written in trochees
two successive rhyming lines in a verse and has the same meter to form a complete thought
a pause in a line of poetry that is formed by the rhythms of natural speech rather than by metrics
an extended metaphor with a complex logic that governs a poetic passage or entire poem
a form of poetry such as sonnet or elegy; a literary technique that is lyrical in nature, but not very lengthy
the voice behind the poem - the person we imagine to be saying the thing out loud
the use of over-exaggeration for the purpose of creating emphasis or being humorous, but it is not intended to be taken literally
two or more words in a phrase or line of poetry that share the same beginning sound
a word, which imitates the natural sounds of a thing
employs an understatement by using double negatives or, in other words, positive statement is expressed by negating its opposite expressions
a stylistic device in which several coordinating conjunctions are used in succession in order to achieve an artistic effect
when a thing, an idea, or an animal is given human attributes
the repetition of a vowel sound or diphthong in non-rhyming words
the deliberate repetition of the first part of the sentence in order to achieve an artistic effect
a division of four or more lines having a fixed length, meter, or rhyming scheme
repetitive sounds produced by consonants within a sentence or phrase
a literary element that evokes certain feelings or vibes in readers through words and descriptions
informal words, phrases, or even slang in a piece of writing
implicit, implied,or hidden comparisons between two things that are unrelated, but which share some common characteristics
a figure of speech in which two opposite ideas are joined to create an effect
the repetiton of the same or similar sounds that occurs in two or more words, usually at the end of lines in poems or songs
when a poen consists of foots containing unaccented and short syllables followed by a long and accented syllable in a single line of a poem
a verse with four lines, or even a full poem containing four lines, having an independent and separate theme
a literary device that demonstrates the long and short patterns through stressed and unstressed syllables, particularly in verse form
a figure of speech sometimes represented by exclamation "O"
a stylistic device used in literature and poetry to intentionally eliminate conjunctions between the phrases and in the sentence, yet maintain the grammatical accuracy
a statement that appears to be self-contadictory or silly but may include a latent truth
an attitude of a writer toward a subject or an audience
the use of figurative language to represent objects, actions, and ideas in such a way thag it appeals to our physical senses
a unit of rhythm in poetry, the pattern of the beats; a foot

Figurative Language Terms Crossword

Figurative Language Terms Crossword
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a group of lines in a poem
poets use these to convey a meaning beyond the ordinary meaning
the way poems are written and may or may not be sentences
words or phrases that appeal to the five senses
comparison that does not use like or as
describes an animal or object with human qualities
comparison using like or as
the narrator of the poem
poets use this to reinforce a poem's meaning and mood
use of rhyming words within a single line of poetry
repeating of words, phrases or lines in a poem
the use of words whose sounds suggest their meaning
use of rhymes at the end of the lines
The pattern created by stressed and unstressed syllables in a line of poetry
Repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words
The pattern the end rhyme creates
Repition of sounds at the end of the words
How the writing makes the reader feel
Exaggeration
A phrase or expression that is overused
A word or phrase that means something other than what is acually being said
A play on words, double meaning, or pronounciation
Reference to another person, place, event, literary work, etc.
A comparison between two things, typically on the basis of their structure and for the purpose of explanation or clarification
Arrangement and relationship of the parts of a piece of writing