|Alliteration|| The repetition of constant sounds, mainly at the beginning of words.|
ex: My mom made meat on Monday.
|Characterization|| Poem has a character in it.|
ex: "A Rose for Emily" - talks about where Emily lives, what she does, and what she says.
|Couplet|| A pair (2) of line rhyme.|
ex: a = life, a = wife. b = piggly, b = wiggly.
|Dialogue|| Conversation of characters.|
ex: "I love poetry"
|Enjambment|| Run-on line continue onto the next line.|
ex: I have always thought,
That teaching was Fun. What
Is you thing to do that is fun?
|Simile|| Comparing one thing to another of a different kind using like or as.|
ex: I am as brave as a lion.
|Hyperbole|| Exaggerated statement not meant to be serious.|
ex: I am SO hungry, I could eat a horse.
|Understatement|| Words that say less than what he or she means.|
ex: After a big snowstorm, someone sarcastically says, "Yeah, we got a little snow."
|Free Verse|| Poetry without any patterns or rhyme.|
ex: However you want!
|Onomatopoeia|| Words that imitate a sound.|
ex: Buzz, smack, crash, boom.
|Personification|| Objects or things that are given animation or living quality.|
ex: Toy Story toys, Donald Duck, Bugs Bunny.
|Stanza|| A group of lines that show a pattern.|
ex: a = cat,
b = sun
a = sat
b = none
|Picture Poem||A poem written in the shape of what is being talked about.|
|Haiku Poem||A poem that was originated in Japan. Follows syllables with 7 on the first line, 5 on the second line, and 7 on the third line. Typically talks about nature.|