7th Grade Poetry Unit Study Guide

speaker
The person that wrote the poem

audience
The people reading the poem

theme
The overall message

tone
The attitude the speaker is showing

mood
The feelings the reader is having while reading the poem

diction
The speaker’s word choice

connotation
The feelings a word conveys

denotation
the literal meaning of a word

figurative language
Making your words more descriptive

metaphor
A comparison not using ‘like’ or ‘as’

simile
A comparison using ‘like’ or ‘as’

personification
Giving a nonliving thing living qualities

hyperbole
Over exaggerating something greatly

poetic devices
rhythm, repitition

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

x

Hi!
I'm Gilbert!

Would you like to get a custom essay? How about receiving a customized one?

Check it out