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Slide 2 POETRY Slide 3 REVIEW TERMS Mood: The overall atmosphere or prevailing emotional feeling of a work Imagery: The use of concrete details that appeal to the five senses Symbol: Something concrete (such as an object) that stands for something abstract (such as a concept or an idea) Theme: The main idea or underlying meaning of a literary work Tone: the writers attitude toward the subject of a literary work Style: the unique way a writer uses language Irony: when a writer means the opposite of what is said Ambiguity: uncertainty or inexactness of meaning in language Slide 4 The process of reading, understanding, and analyzing poetry Slide 5 What is happening on the surface of a poem Slide 6 The deeper, sometimes hidden, meaning of a poem Slide 7 Factual, non-poetic language Slide 8 Language that departs from literal meaning in order to achieve a special effect Slide 9 A group or unit of lines in a poem Slide 10 Repeated lines in a poem or song Slide 11 The rhythm of poetry Slide 12 The actual dictionary definition of a word Slide 13 The emotional or figurative connections attached to a word Slide 14 A writers choice of words Slide 15 A writers right to bend/break the rules of writing in order to achieve a specific effect or purpose Slide 16 The regular form of written language Slide 17 A reference to a historical figure, place, or event Slide 18 The teams competed in a David and Goliath struggle. Slide 19 A direct comparison between two basically different things that is introduced by the words like or as Slide 20 My love is like a red, red rose. Slide 21 An implied comparison between two basically different things that is not introduced with the words like or as Slide 22 His eyes were daggers that cut right through me. Slide 23 A great exaggeration to emphasize strong feeling Slide 24 My backpack weighs a ton. Slide 25 Human characteristics given to non-human animals, objects, or ideas Slide 26 The sun kissed the flowers. Slide 27 A regular pattern of rhyming words in a poem Slide 28 Twinkle twinkle little star, How I wonder what you are Up above the world so high, Like a diamond in the sky. (AABB) Slide 29 Poetry without a regular pattern of meter (beat) or rhyme Slide 30 The repetition of identical sounds at the ends of lines of poetry Slide 31 He clasps the crag with crooked hands Close to the sun in lonely lands from The Eagle by Alfred Lord Tennyson Slide 32 The repetition of identical sounds within a line of poetry Slide 33 We three shall flee across the sea to Italy. OR Hold infinity in the palm of your hand And eternity in an hour. Slide 34 A slant rhyme or half rhyme occurs when the vowel sounds are not quite identical Slide 35 And on that cheek and oer that brow A mind at peace with all below Slide 36 A poem that tells a story Slide 37 Little Miss Moffat sat on a tuffet... Slide 38 The repeating of a sound, word, phrase, or more in a given literary work Slide 39 I sprang to the stirrup, and Jarvis, and he; I galloped, Derrick galloped, we galloped all three Slide 40 The repetition of consonant sounds at the beginnings of words Slide 41 Swiftly, swiftly flew the ship Slide 42 The repetition of similar vowel sounds followed by different consonant Slide 43 ...that hoard, and sleep, and feed, and know not me. Slide 44 The repetition of consonant sounds that are preceded by different vowel sounds Slide 45 Wherever we go Silence will fall like dews Slide 46 The use of words whose sounds suggest the sounds made by objects or activities Slide 47 Blind eyes could blaze like meteors Other examples: buzz, hum, kiss Other examples: buzz, hum, kiss Slide 48 SONNET A fourteen-line poem, that is divided into three quatrains (rhyming four-line stanzas) and a concluding couplet (pair of rhyming lines) Each quatrain makes a point or gives an example, and the couplet sums it all up. Slide 49 A long lyric poem about a serious subject, written in a dignified style Slide 50 A short poem that expresses a basic emotion