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1

What is an image in poetry?

A picture that the poet paints in your mind.

2

What is enjambment?

When a sentence continues to the next line.

3

What do you call a paragraph in a poem?

A stanza

4

What is imagery?

Visual, aural, olfactory, gustatory and tactile.

5

What does ‘SMIVJOP’ stand for?

Simile, metaphor, imagery, verbs,juxtaposition, onomatopoeia and personification.

6

What is a simile?

A way of describing something using ‘like’ or ‘as’

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What is a metaphor?

applying something to an object or action to which it is not literally applicable.

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What is personification?

Giving an object human like functions

9

What is step 1 in working with an unknown poem?

‘Who is the poet?’

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What is step 2 in working with an unknown poet?

What Is the literal meaning?

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What is step 3 in working with an unknown poet?

Is there a hidden message?

12

What is step 4 in working with an unknown poet?

Analyse the Language techniques

13

What is step 5 in working with an unknown poet?

Structure, why is it shaped this way?

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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.

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What is sibilance?

The repeating of the ‘s’ sound

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What is assonance?

Repeated vowel sounds

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What is onomatopoeia?

Words which copy the sound they describe