the repeating of the beginning consonant sounds as in "creamy, crunchy"
two lines of poetry that rhyme and usually contain one complete idea
an extreme exaggeration to clarify meaning
a comparison of two unlike things that do not include the words "like" or "as"
a pattern of accented and unaccented syllables in the lines of traditional poetry
is the use of a word whose sound makes you think of its meaning as in "buzz", "swish", "zigzag"
is a form of figurative language in which an object, idea, or animal is given the characteristics of a person
is a regularly repeated line or group of lines in a poem or song
comparison of two different things using comparing words such as "like" or "as"
a division or section of a poem named for the quantity of lines it contains; for instance, the couplet is two line stanza, the triplet, a three line stanza
is anything that stands for or represents something else. For example, a dove with an olive branch is a symbol of peace
a line of traditional poetry written in meter. It may be a complete sentence but most of the time it is only part of a sentence.