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  • First person

    "I" and "Me", Personal perspective

    Second person

    Talking to someone directly e.g. "you"

    Third person

    Talking about somebody and is more distant e.g. "she" or "He"

    Voices

    How people speak, how it is writen

    Context

    The language, structure and form of the poem. No one answer is right!, as long as you can back it up

    Themes

    Key ideas/subjects within the poem, such as Race, Violence, War etc.

    Tone

    The mood/feel of the poem, such as Angry, Mournful etc. Also means the mood and the attitude of the author and evokes feelings in the reader but these feelings are not the tone itself

    Grammer

    The syntax(order) of the words/of words order...(get it?)
    This includes things such as Verbs, Adverbs, Nouns and Adjectives

    Verbs

    Action words in the following format:
    Present simple - "eat"
    Present continuous - "am eating"
    Past simple- "ate"
    Past continuous - " was eating"

    Adverbs

    Describe actions often ending in "ly" e.g. "slowly" and "cautiously"

    Proper nouns

    Names of people or places. They start with a capitol letters and you cannot put "the" in front of them e.g. "London"

    Concrete nouns

    Things that you can touch e.g. "the concrete table"

    Abstract nouns

    Naming words that you cannot touch e.g. "beauty"

    Adjectives

    These describe nouns e.g. "the blue table"

    Figurative language

    Language that cannot be taken literally since it was written to create a special effect or feeling

    Metaphor
    Onomatopoeia
    List of three
    Similes
    Repetition
    Alliteration
    Personification

    A acronym to remember all the figurative language techniques

    Metaphor

    Where you turn something into something else e.g. "The glass sea"

    Onomatopoeia

    Where a word sounds like its meaning e.g ."bang" or "woof"

    List of three

    Often a list of adjectives when describing e.g. "the cold, crisp, dry day"

    Similes

    Comparing something to something else using words such as "like" or "as" e.g. "his fingers looked 'like' twigs"

    Repitition

    Literally repeating words for effect e.g. "slowly, slowly, he trundled along"

    Alliteration

    When two words with the same starting letter are near to each other. e.g. "the cold cat"

    Personification

    When things are given human qualities. e.g. "the dancing trees"

    Semantic words

    Words that can fit into the same category or be listed under another word. e.g. "blood", "guts", "coward" can all fit under the category of "war"

    Oxymoron

    Opposite words that go next to each other e.g. "love's hate"

    Hyperbole

    Exaggeration of something e.g. "the world grieved"

    Archaic vocabulary

    Old fashioned words such as "thou" and "thyself" etc.

    Latinate words

    Words that derive from the Latin language e.g. "consume". They tend to be more sophisticated words

    Old English/Anglo-Saxon words

    Often more basic words in the English language e.g. "eat"

    Phonetics

    Words that are written as they sound e.g. "i woz ere"

    Dialect

    How people speak. E.g. slang, accent and grammar. Examples include "up di stairs" which is an accent

    Punctuation

    Usage of symbols such as "!" to add emphasis, and dashes(-) to add a pause in the poem

    Enjambment

    Where the line/sentence continues onto the next line

    Rhyme scheme

    The structure of the rhymes in the poem. e.g. a,b,a,b,a,a,b,b,a,b,c,a where "a" rhymes with other "a's" and "b" rhymes with other "b's" etc.

    Half rhyme

    Where the last consonants match e.g. "moon/on" is a half rhyme

    Pararhyme

    Where all consonants match e.g. "hall/hell"

    Internal rhyme

    Where there is a rhyme within a sentence e.g. "acclaim your glorious name"

    Semirhyme

    Where it only partially rhymes e.g. "sending/mend"

    Assonance

    Where the internal vowels match e.g. "see/feel"

    Consnance

    Where all the internal consonants match e.g. "collect/Dejection"

    Forced rhyme

    This is an imperfect match of words e.g. "seen/cleaned"

    Rhyming couplets

    A perfect rhyme between two lines e.g. "and so/I go"

    Syllables

    The beats in words e.g. "elephant" has three syllables

    Iambs

    Feet of two beets...(daDUM)

    Iambic pentameter

    Five pairs of syllables...(daDUM x5)

    Trochaic pentameter

    Five pairs of syllable but with DAdum instead of daDUM

    Form of a poem

    This means the shape of the poem/the overall structure e.g. a sonnet has fourteen lines in it and an elegy is a mournful poem

    PEE

    An acronym that stands for Point, Evidence and Explain which is used to help you answer questions in an exam

    SPEE

    An acronym that stands for Structual Point, Evidence and Explain which is used to help you answer structure questions in an exam

    Key skills for comparing poems and what to look out for...

    Voices, context and themes
    The Tone of the poem
    Nouns, Verbs, Adjectives and Adverbs
    MOLSRAP
    Senses
    Semantic fields/words
    Dialect e.g. accents
    Rhyme and Rhythm
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