Mrs michel s essential english i poetry terms
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Mrs. Michel’s Essential English I Poetry Terms. Main Poetry Terms, Figurative Language, Word Choice, Sound Words, and Types of Poems. Essential Poetry Terms. Figurative Language is similar to “Figure of Speech” in your textbook, but figurative language is broader.

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Mrs michel s essential english i poetry terms

Mrs. Michel’s Essential English I Poetry Terms

Main Poetry Terms, Figurative Language, Word Choice, Sound Words, and Types of Poems


Essential poetry terms

Essential Poetry Terms

  • Figurative Language is similar to “Figure of Speech” in your textbook, but figurative language is broader.

  • Denotation is the dictionary definition of a word.

  • Tanka is an unrhymed Japanese poetry form that has five lines and a total of 31 syllables (lines 1 and 3 have five syllables, lines 2, 4, and 5 have seven each)


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In Street Love:

  • Personification (page 1)

  • Alliteration (page 2)

  • Simile (page 3)

  • Internal rhyme (page 4)

  • End rhyme (page 4)

  • Allusion (page 5)

  • Describe the tone (p. 5)

  • Refrain (page 6)

  • Describe imagery (p. 6)

  • Hyperbole (page 6)

  • Please write these on the back of your “Essential Poetry Terms” handout.


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