Literary Terms (Poetry- Sound Effects, Imagery, Symbols)

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repetition

the repeating of sounds, words, or phrases in a way that adds to the musical quality of poetry

alliteration

the repetition of the initial vowel or consonant sound in three or more words

assonance

the repetition of vowel sounds

consonance

the repetition of consonant sound within a word

onomatopoeia

represents a word which suggests its meaning by its sound

imagery

the representation, through language, of a sense experience

visual

sight

aural or auditory

hearing, sound

olfactory

smell

tactile

touch

oral or gustatory

taste

kinesthetic

movement

symbol

something that means more than what is said

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