50 Multiple choice questions
- Things that you can touch e.g. "the concrete table"
- Where it only partially rhymes e.g. "sending/mend"
- Feet of two beets...(daDUM)
- Words that derive from the Latin language e.g. "consume". They tend to be more sophisticated words
- A perfect rhyme between two lines e.g. "and so/I go"
- The language, structure and form of the poem. No one answer is right!, as long as you can back it up
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
- 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
- Where the line/sentence continues onto the next line
- Where all the internal consonants match e.g. "collect/Dejection"
- Five pairs of syllables...(daDUM x5)
- An acronym that stands for Structual Point, Evidence and Explain which is used to help you answer structure questions in an exam
- Where all consonants match e.g. "hall/hell"
- Old fashioned words such as "thou" and "thyself" etc.
- Opposite words that go next to each other e.g. "love's hate"
- These describe nouns e.g. "the blue table"
- Naming words that you cannot touch e.g. "beauty"
- A acronym to remember all the figurative language techniques
- Five pairs of syllable but with DAdum instead of daDUM
- Language that cannot be taken literally since it was written to create a special effect or feeling
- Where there is a rhyme within a sentence e.g. "acclaim your glorious name"
- Exaggeration of something e.g. "the world grieved"
- How people speak. E.g. slang, accent and grammar. Examples include "up di stairs" which is an accent
- Where the last consonants match e.g. "moon/on" is a half rhyme
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.
- Talking to someone directly e.g. "you"
- When two words with the same starting letter are near to each other. e.g. "the cold cat"
- Literally repeating words for effect e.g. "slowly, slowly, he trundled along"
- The syntax(order) of the words/of words order...(get it?)
This includes things such as Verbs, Adverbs, Nouns and Adjectives
- Comparing something to something else using words such as "like" or "as" e.g. "his fingers looked 'like' twigs"
- Describe actions often ending in "ly" e.g. "slowly" and "cautiously"
- Talking about somebody and is more distant e.g. "she" or "He"
- Often a list of adjectives when describing e.g. "the cold, crisp, dry day"
- Where you turn something into something else e.g. "The glass sea"
- The beats in words e.g. "elephant" has three syllables
- Words that are written as they sound e.g. "i woz ere"
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"
- Usage of symbols such as "!" to add emphasis, and dashes(-) to add a pause in the poem
- Often more basic words in the English language e.g. "eat"
- Names of people or places. They start with a capitol letters and you cannot put "the" in front of them e.g. "London"
- Action words in the following format:
Present simple - "eat"
Present continuous - "am eating"
Past simple- "ate"
Past continuous - " was eating"
- How people speak, how it is writen
- This is an imperfect match of words e.g. "seen/cleaned"
- Key ideas/subjects within the poem, such as Race, Violence, War etc.
- Where a word sounds like its meaning e.g ."bang" or "woof"
- "I" and "Me", Personal perspective
- Where the internal vowels match e.g. "see/feel"
- Voices, context and themes
The Tone of the poem
Nouns, Verbs, Adjectives and Adverbs
Dialect e.g. accents
Rhyme and Rhythm
- When things are given human qualities. e.g. "the dancing trees"
- An acronym that stands for Point, Evidence and Explain which is used to help you answer questions in an exam