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Poetry Terms/Parts of Speech

Quiz by Heather Flanagan

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  • Q1
    when a nonhuman thing or quality is talked about as if it were human
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    Personification
    30s
  • Q2
    the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words
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    Alliteration
    30s
  • Q3
    a comparison between two things, using LIKE, AS, THAN, or RESEMBLES
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    Simile
    30s
  • Q4
    The repeating word of a word of phrase
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    Repetition
    30s
  • Q5
    when words at the ends of lines of poetry rhyme
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    End Rhyme
    30s
  • Q6
    a comparison between two things that says one thing IS another thing
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    Metaphor
    30s
  • Q7
    help the reader see, hear, feel, taste, or smell what the writer wants them to imagine, painting a clear picture for the reader.
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    Sensory Details
    30s
  • Q8
    a group of lines in a poem
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    Stanza
    30s
  • Q9
    A word that imitates the sound it represents
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    Onomatopoeia
    30s
  • Q10
    Words that describe nouns and pronouns. They answer the questions Which one? What kind? How many?
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    Adjective
    30s
  • Q11
    Words that join two or more words, groups of words, or sentences.
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    Conjunctions
    30s
  • Q12
    action word
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    Verb
    30s
  • Q13
    A person, place, thing, or idea
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    Noun
    30s
  • Q14
    a word that shows excitement or strong emotion
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    Interjection
    30s
  • Q15
    A word that takes the place of a noun
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    Pronoun
    30s

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