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Prentice Hall Literature: Bronze Level: Poetry Words

narrative poetry
poetry that tells a story

lyric poetry
verse that expresses a poet’s thoughts and feelings about a single idea or image

figure of speech
an expression that is not meant to be taken literally

simile
a comparison between two unlike things using like or as

metaphor
a comparison between two unlike things without using like or as

hyperbole
exaggeration meant to produce a particular effect

personification
giving human characteristics to a nonhuman subject

form
refers to a physical structure of the poem and the rules the poet follow to achieve a particular sturcture

stanza
a group of lines that might be thought of as corresponding to a paragraph in a prose

concrete poem
a poem in which the shape suggests the subject

haiku
a traditional form of Japanese poetry. first line- 5 syllables, second line-7 syllables, third line-5 syllables

rhythm
a poem’s pattern of unstressed and stressed syllables

meter
a poem’s rhythmical pattern

feet
single units of stressed and unstressed syllables

rhyme
the repetition of a sound at the ends of nearby words

onomatopoeia
the use of words whose sounds suggest their meanings

alliteration
which sounds at the beginning of words are reapeted

assonance
the repetition of the same vowel sound in different words

consonance
the repetition of similar final consonant sounds at the ends of the words or accented syllables

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