ELA Poetry Vocab

  1. Poetry
    Rhytmic, compressed language that uses figures of speech and imagery designed to appeal to our emotions and imagination.
  2. Rhythm
    A musical quality produced by repetitions of certain sounds (stressed and unstressed syllables)
  3. figure of Speech
    A word or phrase that describes one thing in terms of another and is not meant to be understood as literally true.
  4. Imagery
    Language that appeals to the five senses.
  5. Tone
    The author's feelings about his or her subject.
  6. Mood
    The feeling created in the reader by a work.
  7. Rhyme scheme
    The pattern of end rhymes in a poem
  8. Refrain
    A repeated sound, word, phrase, line, or group of lines in a poem.
  9. Alliteration
    The repetition of consonant sounds in words that are close together.
  10. Rhyme
    The repetition of accented vowel sounds and all sounds following them in words close together in a poem.
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ELA Poetry Vocab
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