TeacherKevin Kearney
Subject AreaELA/Journalism
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Allusion – a reference to something else in a work of art (example: a sample in a song is an allusion to the song being sampled)
Couplet – a unit of poetry consisting of two lines
Imagery – the mental pictures brought on by descriptive language
Hyperbole – exaggeration used to make a point (example: I’m so hungry I could eat a horse)
Mood – the emotional quality evoked by a piece of art
Metaphor – a type of figurative language where something is described/compared by calling it something else (example: high school is a jungle)
Sonnet – a 14 line poem with a set rhythm and rhyme scheme
Stanza – a section of line in a poem, like a paragraph in poetry
Theme – the main idea or underlying concept in a work of art
Verse – another word for poetry