Poetry Terms Final Study Guide - Poetry Terms Terms to identify sound Alliteration repetition of identical sounds at beginning of words near one another

Poetry Terms Final Study Guide - Poetry Terms Terms to...

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Poetry TermsTerms to identify sound:Alliteration:repetition of identical sounds at beginning of words near one another, in same line or adjacent lines; ( green as grass;) Assonance: repetition of identical vowel sounds in words within in a line or internal (tree by leaf; tree and treat)creates a musical quality that reinforces the tone of the poem.Consonance: words whose consonant sounds are the same at the end; repetition of final consonant sounds. (live, love, chitter, chatter, reader, rider, ; dive, love; swatter, chitter, so “it wasn’t about no light/it was about my ride)Speaker (persona):someone speaking in the poem. It could be the poet speaking directly or a character who expresses or feelings that the poet may or may not share.Tone:attitude or stance toward the subject. Tone can be serious, playful, exaggerated, understated, poignant, distanced, formal, informal , ironic or blunt.Rhyme: the use of matching sounds in two or more words: air, care; tight, might; End Rhyme:rhyming words that occur at end of rhymes:Tyger!Tyger! burning bright

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