Poetry flashcards

mixuweku's version from 2017-05-05 17:49


Question Answer
stanza a group of lines forming the basic unit in a poem; a verse.
rhyme scheme a pattern of end rhyme in a poem
end rhyme a rhyme that occurs at the end of lines in a poem or stanza.
internal rhyme a rhyming that occurs of poetry or in the middle of the lines in a poem
Parallelism reapting a grammer structure to repeat a similar sentence or phrase
inversion switching the normal order of a sentence in order to create a meater or emphasize something.
end-stopped line a line of poetry that completes a sentence of phrase and comes to a actually pause
couplet two successive rhyme lines in a poem
alliteration is the repuation of constant sounds in the beginning of words
assonancerepetition of similar vowel sounds and syllables that end in different consonant sounds
consonance the repetition of final consonant sounds after different vowel sounds in stressed syllables
onomatopoeiathe use of words that imitate sounds
simileuses words suck as like or as to compare two apparently unlike things
metaphor compares two apparently unlike things but does not use like or as
extended metaphor a metaphor that comes throughout a paragraph or stanza
personification gives human qualities to nonhuman to inanimate things