The use of language to create a picture of a person, thing, place, or experience
repetition of identical sounds at the beginning of words
something visible that by association represents something that is invisible; flag = a country
a reference to another work of literature, person, or event
.extravagant exaggeration; I have told you a million times
comparison of two different things using 'like' or 'as'
comparison of two different things without "like" or "as"
the name of a sound that sounds similar; snap, crackle, pop
a figure of speech that has two opposite terms in a brief phrase; wiked good, or non-dairy creamer
sequence in which the poem rhymes;
a group of lines in a poem
a stanza with two lines of verse
the arrangement of words with stressed and unstressed lines
lines of poetry that do not have a regular rhythm and do not rhyme
a song or songlike poem that tells a story
the overall emotion created by a work of literature
any short poem with a single speaker who expresses thoughts and feelings. Sonnets and odes are this kind of poem.
A kind of rhythmic language that uses figures of speech and imagery to appeal to our emotions and imagination.
every day writing using sentences, paragraphs, and proper punctuation
language that is used to produce images in a reader's mind and to express ideas in fresh, vivid, and imaginative ways
repetition of identical vowel sounds in the middle of words; the fat cat sat on the mat
applying human qualities to non-human things; the tree waves in the breeze.