poetry terms Unit 3

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Figurative language

is a non literate form of writing.

Figure of Speech

is a non literal saying.

Simile

is a figure of speech in which as and like are used to differentiate 2 different things.

Metaphor

is a figure of speech in which something is spoke of as a different thing.

Personification

is a figurative language in which a non human is given a human characteristic.

Imagery

is a description using words to better help someone paint a picture of the authors thought.

Sensory language

is writing or speech that appeals to more than one of the senses.

Character development

is in literature the development of a character.

Rhythm

is the pattern of beats or patterns in the speech and writing.

Meter

is rhythmical writing of a poem.

Rhyme Scheme

is a regular pattern of rhyming in a poem .

Alliteration

is the repetition of initial constant sounds.

Assonance

is the repetition of vowel sounds followed by different constants in two or more syllables.

Consonance

is the repetition of final constant sounds.

Narrative

is a poem that tells a story.

Epic

Is a long narrative poem about gods or heroes

Ballad

is a songlike poem that tells a story, often about adventure and romance.

Dramatic

is poetry that utilizes the techniques of drama.

Lyric

is a poem written in highly musical language observing gone person.

Haiku

is three-lined verse form.

Tanka

Asian poem rhymes

Free Verse

is poetry not written in any form of pattern or mere of a rhyme.

Sonnet

is fourteen lined lyric poem.

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