Wordy Word Words

When I am reading poetry I come across a number of terms which extend beyond my English O' Level from 40 plus years ago. This page offers links to websites that explain all things to do with words and language that interests me.  

Literary Devices

 

 

Cummings Study Guides - Literary Terms

Sarah Cy Smartblogger 57 Literary Devices That’ll Elevate Your Writing (+ Examples)

Literary-Devices.com

literarydevices.net

literarydevices.com

 

 

Poetry Terms

Poetry Analysis

 

Poetry at Harvard

Poetry Foundation

Poetry Out Loud

Washington State University - Poetry Terms  - why not do the quizzes?!

 

Poetry  of the World

(I am keen to expand the list if you do have further suggestions)

Arabic poetry | al-bab.com

Japanese Poetry - Wiki

Nabati Poetry in the UAE: Origin, Themes & More - MyBayut (many thanks to Amelia)

 

 

Wikipedia 

 

Pages I Like To Go Back To

(I accept there is some overlap between these links).

Figure of Speech

 

Glossary of Literary Terms

Glossary of Poetic Terms

Linguistics

Phonetics

see The International Phonetic Alphabet

 

Prosody - a useful chart on di-, tri- and tetra- syllables

Prosody (Latin)

Rhetorical Device

Syllable

Word play - List of forms of word play

 

Also see this Venn diagram that helps to distinguish: the

Homophone, Homograph, Homonym, Heteronym,

Heterograph, and  Synonym!