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World Poetry Day 2019

Learn to pronounce words related to poetry and the names of famous poets

Are you an avid reader but struggle to pronounce correctly the names of writers or just literary terms? Don't worry, Forvo is here to help out with our World Poetry Day pronunciation guide.

World Poetry Day is celebrated every year on the 21st of March and it was created by Unesco in 1999 with the aim of promoting the reading, writing, publishing and teaching of poetry. It was originally celebrated in October, as a commemoration of ancient Roman poet Virgil's birthday.

Poetry glossary

Learn to pronounce words related to poetry

  • action произношение action [en]
  • alliteration произношение alliteration [en]
  • allusion произношение allusion [en]
  • antagonist произношение antagonist [en]
  • autobiography произношение autobiography [en]
  • biography произношение biography [en]
  • character произношение character [en]
  • characterization произношение characterization [en]
  • climax произношение climax [en]
  • comedy произношение comedy [en]
  • conflict произношение conflict [en]
  • dialect произношение dialect [en]
  • dialogue произношение dialogue [en]
  • drama произношение drama [en]
  • essay произношение essay [en]
  • exposition произношение exposition [en]
  • fable произношение fable [en]
  • fantasy произношение fantasy [en]
  • figurative произношение figurative [en]
  • flashback произношение flashback [en]
  • folktale произношение folktale [en]
  • foreshadowing произношение foreshadowing [en]
  • free verse произношение free verse [en]
  • historical произношение historical [en]
  • humor произношение humor [en]
  • hyperbole произношение hyperbole [en]
  • imagery произношение imagery [en]
  • irony произношение irony [en]
  • metaphor произношение metaphor [en]
  • mood произношение mood [en]
  • moral произношение moral [en]
  • myth произношение myth [en]
  • narrator произношение narrator [en]
  • novel произношение novel [en]
  • onomatopoeia произношение onomatopoeia [en]
  • personification произношение personification [en]
  • plot произношение plot [en]
  • poetry произношение poetry [en]
  • point of view произношение point of view [en]
  • protagonist произношение protagonist [en]
  • realistic произношение realistic [en]
  • resolution произношение resolution [en]
  • satire произношение satire [en]
  • science fiction произношение science fiction [en]
  • setting произношение setting [en]
  • simile произношение simile [en]
  • style произношение style [en]
  • suspense произношение suspense [en]
  • symbol произношение symbol [en]
  • theme произношение theme [en]