Flashcards in Poetry Deck (17)
What is an image in poetry?
A picture that the poet paints in your mind.
What is enjambment?
When a sentence continues to the next line.
What do you call a paragraph in a poem?
What is imagery?
Visual, aural, olfactory, gustatory and tactile.
What does ‘SMIVJOP’ stand for?
Simile, metaphor, imagery, verbs,juxtaposition, onomatopoeia and personification.
What is a simile?
A way of describing something using ‘like’ or ‘as’
What is a metaphor?
applying something to an object or action to which it is not literally applicable.
What is personification?
Giving an object human like functions
What is step 1 in working with an unknown poem?
‘Who is the poet?’
What is step 2 in working with an unknown poet?
What Is the literal meaning?
What is step 3 in working with an unknown poet?
Is there a hidden message?
What is step 4 in working with an unknown poet?
Analyse the Language techniques
What is step 5 in working with an unknown poet?
Structure, why is it shaped this way?
What is the difference between oxymoron and juxtaposition?
Oxymoron is 2 opposite word next to each other, and juxtaposition is 2 opposite words in a sentence.
What is sibilance?
The repeating of the ‘s’ sound
What is assonance?
Repeated vowel sounds