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

          

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

          

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

          

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

          

  5. Iambic pentameterFive pairs of syllables...(daDUM x5)

          

  6. PararhymeWhere all consonants match e.g. "hall/hell"

          

  7. Concrete nounsThings that you can touch e.g. "the concrete table"

          

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

          

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

          

  10. Trochaic pentameterFive pairs of syllable but with DAdum instead of daDUM

          

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

          

  12. ToneThe 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

          

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

          

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

          

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

          

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

          

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

          

  18. Rhyming coupletsA perfect rhyme between two lines e.g. "and so/I go"

          

  19. Third personTalking about somebody and is more distant e.g. "she" or "He"

          

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

          

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

          

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

          

  23. SyllablesThe beats in words e.g. "elephant" has three syllables

          

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

          

  25. First person"I" and "Me", Personal perspective

          

  26. Second personTalking about somebody and is more distant e.g. "she" or "He"

          

  27. Rhyme schemeThe 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.

          

  28. SimilesHow people speak, how it is writen

          

  29. AdjectivesThese describe nouns e.g. "the blue table"

          

  30. Half rhymeWhere all consonants match e.g. "hall/hell"

          

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

          

  32. Abstract nounsNaming words that you cannot touch e.g. "beauty"

          

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

          

  34. ConsnanceWhere the internal vowels match e.g. "see/feel"

          

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

          

  36. Figurative language"I" and "Me", Personal perspective

          

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

          

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

          

  39. Metaphor
    Onomatopoeia
    List of three
    Similes
    Repetition
    Alliteration
    Personification
    Often a list of adjectives when describing e.g. "the cold, crisp, dry day"

          

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

          

  41. Forced rhymeWhere all consonants match e.g. "hall/hell"

          

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

          

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

          

  44. Internal rhymeWhere the last consonants match e.g. "moon/on" is a half rhyme

          

  45. Archaic vocabularyOld fashioned words such as "thou" and "thyself" etc.

          

  46. Key skills for comparing poems and what to look out for...Often more basic words in the English language e.g. "eat"

          

  47. SemirhymeWhere all consonants match e.g. "hall/hell"

          

  48. Old English/Anglo-Saxon wordsOften more basic words in the English language e.g. "eat"

          

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

          

  50. GrammerFeet of two beets...(daDUM)