• Poetry Terms to Define:

    Give the formal definition of each word and also write a paraphrased, or shortened version of the definition in your own words.  Be prepared to explain in your terms.

     

    1.      alliteration-

    2.      allusion-

    3.      ballad-

    4.      figurative language-

    5.      form

    6.      free verse-

    7.      haiku-

    8.      imagery-

    9.      lyric poem-

    10.  metaphor-

    11.  meter-

    12.  mood-

    13.  narrative poem-

    14.  onomatopoeia-

    15.  personification-

    16.  refrain-

    17.  repetition-

    18.  rhyme scheme-

    a.       end rhyme vs internal rhyme

    19.  rhythm-

    20.  simile-

    21.  stanza -