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Paterson’s English 1102 poetry terms (Final Exam): Georgia Highlands College- Floyd Campus

connotation what suggested by a word apart from what it literally means. denotation words direct and literal meaning. diction word choice speaker the person who us the voice of the poem. not necessarily the author. stanza lines ballad verse narrative originating elegy lyric in sorrowful mood that takes death as its primary subject lyric relatively […]

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College Poetry Terms

Accentual/ Syllabic counts the number of stresses and syllables within a line or stanza Alliteration A special case of consonance where the repeated consonant sound is at the stressed syllable Anapest metrical foot in a line of poem that contains 3 syllables ( unstressed/unstressed/stressed) pattern Assonance Repetition of vowel sounds in words that are close […]

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Confessional Poetry

Schwartz parents were jewish immigrants Schwartz mother had surgery to correct her inability to have children; was a beauty Schwartz manic depression; unhealthy; alcohol and pills; institutionalized; massive heart attack from drug use; body laid unclaimed for days Schwartz married gertrude buckman in 1938; divored in 1944 Schwartz father of confessional poetry Schwartz dad tried […]

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Lit. Analysis: Poetry Midterm Unit

Villanelle 19 Lines, 5 Stanzas (4 of 3, 1 of 4), 1st line of 1st Stanza repeated as last line of 2nd and 4th, as well as in refrain. ABA scheme. Ernest Dowson: Villanelle of His Lady’s Treasures \”I took her dainty eyes, as well\” Edwin Robinson: House on a Hill \”They are all gone […]

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10th grade English 2 Poetry

Alliteration Repetition of constant sounds within a line or lines of poetry Ex: Peter Piper Picked a Peck of Pickled Peppers Onomatopoeia The meaning of the word is apparent from the sound of the word Example: Buzz, Whack, Bam Hyperbole Overstatement; saying more than is true Ex: He works his fingers to the bone. Verbal […]

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Short Story and Poetry Lit Term Cards

internal conflict When the character is fighting to control an inner problem such as fear or anger external conflict When the character is fighting against something outside herself or himself plot The order of events in a work of fiction exposition The early part of a story that introduces characters, setting, and general situation complication/rising […]

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IB English Lit HL: Paper 1 Literary Terms (Poetry)

Alliteration The occurrence of the same letter/sound at the beginning of adjacent words Assonance Repetition of vowel sounds Caesura Pause in the middle of the line Connotation An idea or feeling that a word invokes that is not it’s literal/primary meaning Consonance Repetition of consonant sounds Couplet Two lines in a verse of the same […]

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English Poetry Test

question Metaphor answer A figure of speech that makes a comparison between two things that are basically unlike but have something in common. They do not contain the word like or as. question Simile answer A figure of speech that makes a comparison between two unlike things, using the word like or as. question Extended […]

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WJEC/Eduqas English Literature GCSE Poetry Anthology

question The Manhunt – Quotes answer – “After the first phase, / after passionate nights and intimate days, // only then would he let me trace”: ‘only then’ repeated – “blown hinge of his lower jaw” – “the parachute silk of his punctured lung” – “feel the hurt / of his grazed heart” – “sweating, […]

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English Literature – Power and Conflict Poetry

question Exposure – Poet answer Wilfred Owen question Exposure – Poets Context answer question Exposure – Historical Context answer question Exposure – Poets Views answer question Exposure – Structural Analysis answer question Exposure – Quote – answer question Exposure – Power and Conflict answer question Exposure – Poem Links answer question Kamikaze – Poet answer […]

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GCSE English Literature | Poetry – Love and Relationships | Key Quotes

question (When We Two Parted) How should I greet thee? answer With silence and tears. question (When We Two Parted) Colder answer thy kiss question (When We Two Parted) A knell answer to mine ear question (When We Two Parted) thy spirit answer Deceive question (When We Two Parted) sunk answer chill on my brow […]

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Poetry Glossary Terms Pt 2

question Meter answer regularized rhythmn; an arrangement of language in which the accents occur at apparently equal intervals in time question Metonymy answer A figure of speech in which som significan aspect of detail of an experience is used to represent the whole experience question Metrical pause answer a pause that supplies the place of […]

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AQA GCSE English literature (9-1): Poetry: Power and Conflict: Bayonet Charge

question Context answer Born in 1930 and died in 1998 Grew up in the countryside of Yorkshire- lost most of population Passionate about animals and nature Devoted to poetry from a young age, despite lack of income Poet and children’s writers Father served in WW1 Obsessed with astrology Admiralty of Wilfred Owen Poetry Inspired by […]

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English definitions for prose, poetry, parts of speech

question allegory answer a story in which people (or things or actions) represent an idea or generalization about life question alliteration answer the repetition of initial consonant sounds question allusion answer a reference to a familiar person, place, thing, or event question analogy answer a comparison of objects or ideas that appear to be different […]

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Poetry Terms and Figurative Language

question Oxymoron answer putting two contradictory (opposite) words together to get a new meaning question Idiom answer a saying that doesn’t actually mean what is said question Assonance answer repetition of vowel sounds near the middle and end of words question Consanance answer repeated consonant sounds near middle and end of words question Figurative answer […]

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Poetry Unit Flashcards

question A Step Away From Them answer Frank O’Hara About: New York City question The Goose Fish answer Howard Nemerov About: Two lovers, the moon, and the goose fish question The Victor Dog answer James Merrill About: Vinyls, enjoying art question Corsons Inlet answer A.R Ammons About: The beauty and changeability of nature, beach question […]

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Prose/poetry test

question couplet answer 2 line stanza question triplet answer 3 line stanza question quatrain answer 4 line stanza question quintet answer 5 line stanza question septet answer 7 line stanza question sestet answer 6 line stanza question octave answer 8 line stanza question perfect rhyme answer the repetition of accented vowel sound and all succeeding […]

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Prose and Poetry Terms

question Plot answer a sequence of events in a narrative that is carefully constructed by the author for artistic purpose question Simple narrative account answer a chronological description of real events question exposition answer background information on the characters, setting, and other events necessary for understanding the story are given question complication answer the conflict […]

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Poetry Terms Criss-Cross

question Stanza answer a group of lines arranged together question Simile answer a comparison using like or as question Imagery answer the use if very descriptive, sensory language question Meter answer the pattern if stressed and unstressed syllables in a poem question Octave answer an eight lined poem question Personification answer giving an object human […]

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Examples of Poetry Terms and Definitions

question Alliteration answer Definition: The repetition of the beginning consonant sounds of neighboring words within a line Example: “Some Song Sung” or “Heap” and “Recent” question Assonance answer Definition: The relatively close use of the same or similar vowel sounds but with different end consonants Example: “White and Shining” or “Heap and Recent” question Consonance […]

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ABEKA VOCABULARY, SPELLING, POETRY IV QUIZ 11A

question worn out by old age or hard use answer decrepit question not quick to comprehend or recognize something answer obtuse question inconsolable; hopelessly sad answer disconsolate question lacking power or inclination to move or act answer inert question exhibiting casual unconcern or lack of interest answer nonchalant question an abrupt flow of many people […]

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