Poetry Terms PowerPoint

Poetry must:
Be written a line at a time

Poetry must:
Use a conservation of words

Haiku
From japan, shortest type of poem, difficult to understand. 3 lines that dont rhyme, woth syllable pattern.

Ode
Often written in praise of a person, an

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Ode
Often written in prais of a person, an object, or r an event, odes tend to be longer in form and generally, serious in nature.

Epic
Long narrative poem that usually unfolds a history or mythology of a nation or race. The epic details the adventures and deeds of a hero, and, in so doing, tells the story of a nation

Elegy
Poem of lament and praise and consolation, usually formal and about the death of a particular person. Elegies can Alison mourn the passing of events or passions.

Free verse
Poetry that does not rhyme or have a regular meter

Lyric
Musical rhythm, often romantic feelings or other strong emotions. If you can si g it, it’s probably a lyric.Comes from Greek instrument LyRE

Sonnet
Lyric poem w 14 lines, conventional rhyme scheme, what Shakespeare was famous for.

Ballad
Poem or song narrating a story in short stanzas. Usually passed Oraly, part of folk culture

Alliteration
Repetition of initial consonant sounds in words

Assonance
Repitition of vowel sounds w/out repeating consonants

Consonanse
Repitition of consonant sounds w in words

Assonance example
How much wOOd cOUld a wOOd chuck

Consonance example
ShorT and sweeT

Repitition
Repeating of word, phrase, or an idea for rhythmic effect

Rhyme scheme
Pattern of end rhyme

End rhyme
Rhyming of words that appear at the ends of lines of poetry

Rhyme
Similarity or likeness of sound existing between two words

Internal rhyme
Rhyme that occurs within the same line of poetry

Stanza
Division of poetry named for the number of lines it contained

Refrain
Repitition of a line or phrase of a poem at regular intervals, especially at the end of each stanza

Meter
Patterned repitition of stressed and unstressed syllables in a line of poetry

Similar
Comparison using like or as

Metaphors
Comparison that doesn’t use like or as

Onomatopoeia
The use of a word whose sound suggest its meaning

Hyperbole
Exaggeration or overstatement for effect

Personification
The author speaks of or describes an animal, object, or idea as if it were a person

Oxymoron
Pair of terms placed together to contradict eachother

Paradox
Self contradictory statement that can be found to be true

Imagery
Use of words to appeal to 5 senses

Theme
Underlying message, what author is trying to convey

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