EOG Language Arts Poetic Terms

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EOG Language Arts Poetic Terms
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  1. Hyperbole
    obvious and intentional exaggeration
  2. Metaphor
    something used, or regarded as being used, to represent something else
  3. Simile
    a figure of speech in which two unlike things are explicitly compared, as in “she is like a rose.”
  4. Onomatopoeia
    the formation of a word, as cuckoo, meow, honk,  or boom,  by imitation of a sound made by orassociated with its referent
  5. Personification
    the attribution of human nature or character to animals, inanimate objects, or abstract notions,especially as a rhetorical figure
  6. Prose
    the ordinary form of spoken or written language, without metrical structure, as distinguished from poetry or verse
  7. Rhythms
    a patterned repetition of a motif, formal element, etc., at regular or irregular intervals in the same or a modified form
  8. Rhyme
    verse or poetry having correspondence in the terminal sounds of the lines
  9. Rhyme Scheme
    the pattern of rhymes used in a poem, usually marked by letters to symbolize correspondences
  10. Repetition
    something made by or resulting from repeating
  11. Sonnet
    a verse form of Italian origin consisting of 14 lines in iambic pentameter with rhymes arranged accordingto a fixed scheme, usually divided either into octave and sestet or, in the English form, into threequatrains and a couplet
  12. Narrative Poetry
    a form of poetry which tells a story, often making use of the voices of a narrator and characters as well
  13. Meter
    poetic measure; arrangement of words in regularly measured, patterned, or rhythmic lines or verses.
  14. Limerick
    a kind of humorous verse of five lines, in which the first, second, and fifth lines rhyme with each other, andthe third and fourth lines, which are shorter, form a rhymed couplet
  15. Lyric Poetry
    a type of emotional songlike poetry, distinguished from dramatic and narrative poetry
  16. Form
    the shape and structure of a poem
  17. Free Verse
    verse that does not follow a fixed metrical pattern
  18. Idiom
    an expression whose meaning is not predictable from the usual meanings of its constituent elements
  19. Imagery
    figurative description or illustration
  20. Elegy
    a mournful, melancholy, or plaintive poem
  21. Extended Metaphor
    a metaphor introduced and then further developed throughout all or part of a literary work, especially a poem
  22. Couplet
    pair of successive lines of verse, especially a pair that rhyme and are of the same length
  23. Ballad
    a simple narrative poem of folk origin, composed in short stanzas and adapted for singing
  24. Blank Verse
    unrhymed verse
  25. Alliteration
    stringing words together that all start with the same letter or sound
  26. Assonance
    rhyme in which the same vowel sounds are used with differentconsonants in the stressed syllables of the rhyming words

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