English Poetry terms webquest

Poetry:
readings with style and rhythm;right for fight you have got all rights to fight

Speaker :
a person who speaks

Theme:
the subject of what you are talking about

Tone:
a musical or vocal sound

Figures of Speech:
a phrase that is used in a non literal sense for rhetorical effects;Example: sun is like a yellow ball in fire in the sky

Simile:
a figure of speech using comparisons;Example: as American as apple pie

Metaphor:
figure of speech where a word is applied to an object or an action that is not literal;Example: the curtain of night

Personification:
something that is represented as having a quality;Example: lighting danced across the sky

Hyperbole:
exaggerated statement;Example: I am so hungry I could eat a horse

Alliteration:
when words have the same first consonant;Example: she sells sea shells down by the sea shore

Onomatopoeia:
a word that looks how it sound; Example: slam

Pun:
a play or words on which a humorous effect is made; Example: santas helpers are known as subordinate clauses

Paradox:
a statement that is contradictory;

Oxymoron:
when two opposite ideas are combined to make an effect;

Rhythm:
a literary device which demonstrates the long and short patterns through stressed and unstressed syllables

Stanza:
a writing with a set length

Symbol:
a mark or a character used as a conventional representation of an object; Example: the big yellow bus

Connotation:
an idea or feeling that a word invoke; Example: a dove implies peace or gentility

Denotation :
literal or primary meaning of a word; Example: mood

Couplet:
a literary device which can be defined as having two successive rhyming lines; Example: education forms the common mind/ just as the twig is bent, the trees inclined

Free Verse:
poetry that is free; Example: in her is the end of breeding, her boredom is eqquisite and excessive …., will commit that indisecration

Blank Verse:
unrhymed iambic pentameter; Example: something there is that doesn’t love a wall, that sends the frozen ground as well under it, and spills the upper boulders in the sun

Sonnet:
Definition: a poem of fourteen lines

Iambic Pentameter:
a line of verse with 5 metrical feet; Example: now is the winter of our discontent