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March Madness Poetry Terms

Accent the emphasis or stress placed on a syllable, especially in a line verse. When marking accents, a “U” stands for unstressed and a “/” stands for stressed. Accented Rhyme rhyme with emphasis on the end of words in a line. AKA a masculine or rising rhyme. Alexandrine in French prosody a line of twelve…

"Sound and Sense" Poetry Terms - Duple meter - Irony

Duple meter a meter in which a majority of the feet contain two syllables. Iambic and trochaic are both this End rhyme rhymes that occur at the ends of the lines End-stopped line A line that ends with a natural speech pause, usually marked by punctuation English (Shakespearean) sonnet A sonnet rhyming ababcdcdefefgg. Its content…

AP Lit: Poetic Devices and Figurative Language

metaphor figure of speech which makes a direct comparison of two unlike objects by identification or substitution simile a direct comparison of two unlike objects, using like or as conceit an extended metaphor comparing two unlike objects with powerful effect personification figure of speech in which objects and animals have human qualitites apostrophe addressing a…

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Meter and Scansion- Poetry

amphibrach a foot with unstressed, stressed, unstressed syllables ex- chicago anacrusis an extra unaccented syllable at the beginning of a line before the regular meter begins ex- mine / by the right / of the white / election amphimacer a foot with stressed, unstressed, stressed syllables ex- attitude catalexis an extra unaccented syllable at the…

Literature of Poetry

Old English Period … What is Old English? name given to the earliest recorded stage of the English language, up to approximately 1150AD (when the Middle English period is generally taken to have begun). More information on Old English It refers to the language as it was used in the long period of time from…

Metaphysical and Cavalier Poetry and Authors

what does metaphysical poetry refer to? the work of group of English lyric poets from the 17th century (not its own movement Who coined this term and when? Samuel Johnson in 1744 metaphysical concerned with abstract thoughts or subjects, like existence, causality, or truth; highly abstract or subtle Sig Fig Poets John Donne and George…

Poem 1-A Poison Tree (Conflict Poetry)

Theme 1 that the poem uses? THEME- Anger-How we deal with angry is extremely important EVIDENCE/QUOTES- ‘I was angry with my friend/I told my wrath, my wrath did not end’ ‘I was angry with my foe/I told it not, my wrath did grow’ ANALYSIS- The first stanza deals with two different ways of dealing with…

WJEC 2017 Poetry Anthology Comparisons

Death The Manhunt, The Soldier, A Wide in London, Dulce et Decorum Est, Mametz Wood. Location London, Living Space, Hawk Roosting, The Prelude. War The Manhunt, The Soldier, A Wife in London, Dulce et Docurm Est, Mametz Wood. Relationships The Manhunt, Sonnet 43, Cozy Apologia, Valentine, A Wife in London, Afternoons. Grief The Soldier, As…

Sympathy by Paul Laurence Dunbar- Poetry

I know why the caged bird sings! The line suggests that at the end of the poem the speaker realizes what it like to have no freedom. To show he is not singing because he is happy The poet includes the words “It is not a carol of joy or glee” To emphasize the pain…

spanish poetry terms

ritmo rhyme verso line lírico emotional poem épico epic story poem dramático dramatic poem el verso llano the last word has emphasis on the second to last syllable, count syllables normally el verso agudo the last word has an emphasis on the last syllable, take the number of syllables and add 1 el verso esdrújulo…

Literary Terms from Word Search

Rhyme repetition of ending sounds of words Simile comparison using the words “like” or “as” Hyperbole the use of exagerration Personification animals, ideas or inanimate objects are given human characteristics Setting time and place in a story Symbol a word or object that stands for another word or object Theme a common thread or repeated…

Pre-1900 Poetry Context

Sir Thomas Wyatt Believed to have had a sexually charged relationship with Anne Boleyn before she marrird Henry VIII, lyrical poet William Shakespeare First 126 sonnets dedicated to a Mr WH. Elizabethan times, marriage was subservient contract and grim reaper was popular. Features popular Elizabethan beauty ideals John Donne Metaphysical and carpe diem poetry. Renaissance…

Bible books of poetry/major prophets

Who was known as the weeping prophet? jeremiah Who interpreted dreams of the king? daniel what was the date of the fall of Jerusalem to the Babylonians? 586 bc Who wrote the book of Lamentations? jeremiah Who wrote the majority of the psalms? david Who wrote the book of Ecclesiastes? solomon which book of poetry…

English 4B

publication of Jane Austen’s novels Which event did not occur between 1750 and 1800? gentility In order to be socially acceptable, a family needed? increased because of lowered mortality rates from diseases Between 1760 and 1815, England’s population? first public railways opened in England What was an important improvement in transportation during this time period?…

Out of the Dust Poetry Terms

alliteration repetition of beginning sound in poetry onomatopoeia using words that imitate the sound they denote metaphor a comparison without using like or as simile comparison using “like” or “as” cliche metaphors and similes that have been overused so they are no longer fresh personification the act of attributing human characteristics to abstract ideas etc….

American Literature II Final Exam

American Literature 1914-1945 (p. 653-672 Edwin Arlington Robinson’s Poetry (p. 674-676 “Richard Cory” “Miniver Cheevy” “Mr. Flood’s Party” – Eben flood: Eb & Flow “Only a very little, Mr. Flood– For auld lang syne. No more, sir; that will no.” So, for the time, apparently it did, And Eben evidently thought so too: For soon…

POETRY, MOOD & TONE, SOUND DEVICES

MOOD The overall feeling or emotion felt by the reader. TONE The author’s attitude toward his subject; sets the mood. POETRY Literature written in verse with a blend of imagery and sound to tell a story or create an emotional response. VERSE A single line of poetry. STANZA A group of lines within a poem;…

Denise Levertov Poetry

In this elective, students explore and evaluate texts that examine and represent the ideas, impacts, and consequences of globalisation – impacts of global warfare and mass destruction, heavy weaponry – ignorance and lack of humanity/dehumanisation – impacts of loss of culture – explores social and cultural paradigms – consequences – geographical destruction, lack of spiritual…

Chapter 19 History BLAH

This is the preoccupation with buying material goods consumerism he developed a vaccine against polio Dr. Jonas Salk This is a company that offers the same products or services in many locations franchise McDonalds is one of the earliest examples of this type of business franchise this is a marketing strategy in which manufacturers purposely…

Meta Poetry: Poetry about Poetry

Read the excerpt from “Poetry.” In the meantime, if you demand on the one hand, the raw material of poetry in all its rawness and that which is on the other hand genuine, you are interested in poetry. What is the theme of this excerpt? Poetry should convey truthful content and emotion. Which words from…

Western Civilization Ch.3-5 Review

Greeks made contact with the _____ in the ninth century B.C.E. Phoenicians. The Greeks referred to some people with whom they came into contact as barbarians because they: did not speak Greek. Hubris is: excessive pride, which was punished by the gods. Homer’s poetry describes a world in which: warrior aristocrats competed for status and…

HUM2020-MIDTERM

Fugue Two melodic lines playing against each other: Ragtime Fugue Rockabilly Sonata Adagio Scoundrel song When performers sing that they “can eat when they’re hungry” is what type of song: protest song Commemorative song Scoundrel song Accumulation song Gospel song Jazz According to this chapter, rock is a fusion of all these styles except for:…

Greek & Roman Theatre

amphitheatre large oval, circular, or semi circular outdoor theatre with rising tiers of seats around an open playing area atellan farce Form of Roman theatre; improvised comedic pieces dealing with exaggerated family situations or satirizing historical or mythological figures. orchestra the cirrcular, level space where the chorus would sing, dance, and interact with the actors…

Humanities 1301-Chapter 14

In the Medieval period in India, the term “sati” meant the wife threw herself on her mate’s funeral pyre Which of the following events in Indian history approximate events of the Western Middle Ages in Europe? the end of the Gupta dynasty to the Mongol invasion of India The devotion of an upper-caste Hindu woman…

Zeanah finals everything!

How does the speaker in Chicago demonstrate a realistic view of the city admits that the city has faults which word choices best reflect the overall tone of “chicago” brawling laughter of youth in chicago the speaker says the city of the big shoulders in line 5 to suggest a – city centered on physical…

Music 120 Quiz 2

The term “Dark Ages” formerly referred to the time: between 500 and 1000 c.e. The two centers of power during the early Middle Ages were the church and: newly formed centralized governments led by kings. The most important patron of music in the Middle Ages was: the Roman Catholic Church. The late Middle Ages witnessed…

English 10 A Unit 1 Pretest

Identify the subject and mood of the poem. Discuss how the poet’s use of figurative language, imagery, and symbolism contribute to the reader’s understanding. There’s a resentful mood. There is personification, imagery, and figurative language. Her mother’s house represents the attitude of her mother; the walls stood at attention, the air knew to hold its…

Robert Frost Poetry Quote Test

A Late Walk I end not far from my going forth, by picking the faded blue of the last remaining aster flower to carry again to you The Last Word of a Bluebird And perhaps in the spring he would com back and sing The Last Word of a Bluebird And look for skunk tracks….

English 10 A Unit Test

“Metonymy” is best defined as a figure of speech in which one noun is substituted for another with which it is closely associated Which excerpt best reflects Byron’s appreciation of beauty? “the nameless grace/Which waves in every raven tress” “Conceit” is best defined as a lengthy or extended metaphor Which of the following techniques does…

BIBL 104 - Quiz 4 Study Guide

When God finally responds to Job (38:1-41:34), a dialogue takes place where Job asks God questions regarding suffering, and God replies with the answers. False. (2.5 out of 2.5) How is the Hebrew term hevel (“meaningless”, “vapor”, or “futility”) used throughout the book? To describe various aspects of life in a fallen world and our…

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