6th Grade Poetry Terms

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6th grade poetry terms

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1.Alliteration: The repeition of the firt letter in a series of words
2.Assonance: The repetition of vowel sounds without repeating consonants.
3.Consonance: The repetition of the sound of a series of words.
4.Dialect: a form of language spoken in a certian place by a certian person or group.
5.End rhyme: The rhyming of words that appear at the ends of two or more lines of poetry
6.Figurative language: nonliteral language use to make a point clearer or enhance it.
7.form: the look of a poem that can add to it's meaning
8.Free verse: Poetry that does not have a regular rhyme scheme
9.hyperbole: a deliberate exaggeration
10.idiom: a descriptive expression that means something different than the words it is made up of
11.imagery: writing that appeals to the 5 senses
12.lines: poems are written in lines
13.metaphor: a comparison not using "like" or "as"
14.Onomatopoeia: The use of a word whose sound suggests its meaning, as in clang, buzz, and twang.
15.personification: giving animals or objects human qualities
16.Repetition: The repeating of a word, a phrase, or an idea for emphasis or for rhythmic effect
17.Rhyme: The similarity or likeness between two words.
18.rhyme scheme: the pattern of rhyme in a poem
19.simile: a comparison using "like" or "as"
20.sound: words that that appeal to the listening sense of the reader
21.speaker: the voice expressed in the poem
22.Stanza: A paragraph like group of lines
23.structured form: a pattern of lines in a poem
24.theme: the main message of the poem