repetition of the initial sound of a word in a line or line of verse: ex: The brown bear barged in.
repeated sound of the consonants within a word or line of verse
Repetition of vowel sounds within a word or line of verse
one thing is another thin
Tired, common phrases
archetypal concepts that are commonly known within a culture. Lion is courage, rose is love, etc.
the atmosphere created by word choice
choice of words
Turning the line so that it interrupts a logical phrase or increases the speed of the poem
A line that is complete
Turning the line
Pause at the end of the line
A specific device for imagery including similies, metaphors, personification, or an allusion
Reference to something that belongs properly to a world beyond the poem. Historical allusion, cultural allusion.
Verse written free of metrical design, but it does contain some kind of design
representation of at thing. Often, one thing is represented by another thing.
Usually 60 lines or less, today's most popular form. Does not follow a fixed, metered form.
Comparison using "like" or "as"
Long poem that tells a story
Words that almost rhyme
words that sound alike
speaker of the poem
to animate and inanimate object. DON'T USE IT
from the Italian word "room." A group of words that are separated by skipped lines
abab, cdcd..Four-line stanzas with alternating rhymes
correct punctuation and grammar
the beats to a word or line
the sound of the poem's voice, the effect of diction