a compact form of literature that can include form, sound, a speaker, figurative language, and imagery
the way the poem is laid out into lines and stanzas
Poems are divided into . . .
lines and stanzas
a group of lines (similar to a paragraph)
Sound is used to . . .
get an effect on the reader; to help the poem flow better
the likeness of sounds at the end of a word
rhyming words within a line
rhyming words at the end of lines
pattern of end rhymes in a poem
the pattern of sound created by the arrangement of stressed and unstressed syllables in a line
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words
the repetition of vowel sounds in unrhyming words
a repetition on consonant sounds within or at the end of words
the use of words that sound like what they refer to
the voice that relates (tells) the ideas or story of the poem
language that appeals to the reader's sense of sight, hearing, taste, or touch
communicates ideas besides the ordinary, literal meanings of the words
the attribution of human qualities to an object
a comparison indicated by the word 'like' or 'as'
a direct comparison that does not use 'like' or 'as'