Form
1 element of poetry – form, lines and stanza
Sound
1 element of poetry – rhyme, rhythm, alliteration, otomatopoeia
Imagery
1 element of poetry – uses the 5 senses to paint a picture or image in the reader’s mind
Words
Good poets create great images by choosing the right _________ for the poems
Figurative language
Choosing words or phrases that help readers picture things in a new way
Figurative language
Examples of this are simile, metaphor, and personification
Speaker
The voice that relates the story or idea of the poem
Simile
The voice that relates the story or idea of the poem
Line
A unit of meaning; 1 word, a phrase, or even a sentence
Stanza
Lines that are grouped together (usually each has the same number of lines)
Rhyme
The repetition of sounds at the end of lines or within lines (rhyming pattern)
Rhyme Scheme
The pattern of rhyme in a poem (aabb or abab)
Poem
A piece of writing often having a rhyme or rhythm which tells a story or describes a feeling
Free Verse
Poetry that does not have a regular pattern of rhythm or rhyme
Metaphor
Compares 2 unlike things, but does not use a word of comparison (a type of figurative language)
Personification
Gives human qualities to nonhuman things (a type of figurative language)
Alliteration
The repetition of constant sound in two or more words of a phrase or line in poetry
Example of an Alliteration
Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers
Onomatopoeia
The use of words (such as hiss or murmur that imitate the sounds associated with the objects or actions they refer to
Examples of onomatopoeia
Chug, chug, chug, puff, puff, ding dong…
Static
Does not go through any kind of change
Dynamic
Goes through some kind of change
Flat
Only 1 or 2 traits; often a secondary character
Round
Complex, realistic character
Plot
What happens in a story
Exposition
Introduction, contains setting and characters
Rising action
A character tries to solve a conflict
Climax
Tensest moment of the story
Falling action
Characters begin to apply a solution to the conflict and tie up loose ends
Resolution
How everything turns out
Setting
Where and when a story takes place (usually more than 1)
Theme
Message or meaning of a story
Conflict
A problem a character has to solve
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