English Exam 2016

nippon1982's version from 2017-03-15 15:41

Poetry Terms

Question Answer
alliterationoccurence of the same letter/sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words
allusionto allude to, making a reference
emjambementcontinuation ora sentence/clause over a line break in a poem
quatraina stanza of four lines, especially one having alternate rhymes.
iambic pentameterway to rhyme 10 syllables in each line
imageryexternal form of a person or thing in art
ambiguityAmbiguity is the quality of having more than one meaning
similecompare two things
metonymy type of metaphor in which an object is used to describe something that's closely related to it. talking about the power of a king, say "the crown," instead.
personification a figure of speech in which a thing, an idea or an animal is given human attributes.

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