Poetry Vocabulary
Figurative Language
Simile or Metaphor
Forms of Poetry
Sound Devices
100
The feeling the author is trying to convey.
What is mood.
100
A comparison of two unlike things using "like" or "as".
What is simile.
100
After a long week of rain and floods, Deanna was relieved when the weatherman said Halloween would be as dry as a bone.
What is simile.
100

A poem that tells a story

What is a narrative

100
Whooosh!
What is onomatopoeia.
200
The author's message or lesson to be learned.
What is theme.
200

The emotional meaning of a word

What is connotation

200
After a long night of trick or treating, Carolyn slept like a dog.
What is a simile.
200

A poem without a regular pattern or rhyme

What is Free Verse

200
Aunt Alice always ate apples!
What is alliteration.
300

Serious thought or consideration

What is Reflection

300

An extreme and obvious exaggeration

What is hyperbole

300
Mom was a busy bee preparing for the Halloween party.
What is a metaphor.
300

A poem that has a shape that matches the topic

What is Concrete

300

The pattern of accented and unaccented syllables

What is Rhythm

400
Words or phrases that are repeated.
What is repetition.
400
Giving non-human objects human qualities.
What is personification.
400
My face turned ghostly white when I saw the terrifying haunted house in front of me.
What is metaphor.
400

A long narrative poem that recounts the story of a hero

What is an Epic

400
Columbus sailed the ocean blue

In fourteen-Hundred-Ninety-Two

What is Rhyme

500

A planned arrangement

What is Pattern

500

Using similes and/or metaphors to compare a larger idea

What is an Analogy

500

The glitter on Sophia's mermaid costume was like a thousand stars shimmering.

What is a Simile

500

A poem that uses the letters in a topic word to begin each line

What is an Acrostic

500

He is mean, and he is green

What is Internal Rhyme

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