Presentation on theme: "Poetic Devices (25) Write the definition on the right column and the example under the vocabulary word on the left. LRA 3.7: Recognize and define various."— Presentation transcript:
1Poetic Devices (25)Write the definition on the right column and the example under the vocabulary word on the left.LRA 3.7: Recognize and define various literary devices.
2Alliteration The repetition of initial consonant sounds. Example: Hannah’s home hopefully has heat.
3Assonance The repetition of vowel sounds Example: “Try to light the fire”
4ImageryWords or phrases that appeal to any sense or combination of senses.Example: “Fresh dirt under my fingernails/And I can smell hot asphalt/Cars screech to a halt to let me pass”Think Pair Share: What three senses do you hear in this song?
5MetaphorA comparison between two unlike objects that DOES NOT use like or as; it sometimes uses IS.Example: “Your love is my drug.”Think Pair Share: Compare homework to an object or idea . “Homework is….”
6MeterThe recurrence of a pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables.
7Onomatopoeia The use of words which imitate sounds. Example: “Boom boom pow”
8PersonificationA figure of speech that gives animals, ideas, or inanimate objects human abilities or traits.Example: “While my guitar gently weeps”Think Pair Share: Personify your pen or pencil. What is it doing?
9Repetition The repeating of words, phrases, lines or stanzas Example: “Turn around…Every now and then”
10Rhyme The similarity of ending sounds existing between two words. Example: Bright and light.
11Simile A comparison of two unlike objects using LIKE or AS Example: “And like a ghost, I’ll be gone.”Think Pair Share: Create a simile about sleep: “Sleep is like a ______”
12Stanza A grouping of two or more lines of a poem A stanza is like a paragraph in a poem!
13ToneThe attitude a writer takes toward the subject of a work, the characters in it, or the audience.Think about how the writer seems to FEEL in the poem!
14Speaker The voice that addresses the reader in the poem. Look at the characteristics of the narrator: young or old, happy or sad, critical or joyful?
15AllusionA reference to someone or something that is known from history, literature, politics, religion, sports, science, or some other branch of culture.Example: “With her baby Louis Vuitton under her under arm”Think Pair Share: What is the tone of “Gold Digger”? Who is the speaker?
16OxymoronA figure of speech that combines opposite or contradictory terms in a short phrase.Example: “Hurts so good”
17Hyperbole An exaggeration Example: “I will walk 500 miles.” Think Pair Share: Name one hyperbole you’ve heard Ms. Wakefield use before.