Set 2, Poetry Examples

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Examples of poetic devices

Metaphor

This test is a monster.

Simile

My bed is a big as a bus.

Personification

The wind punched our cold cheeks.

Alliteration

Ben's Bed is Big.

Onomotapeia

Buzz, Woof, Meow

Repetition

I had a dream speech's "I had a dream."

Assonance

All Alagators Anger Alex.

Rhyme

I rhyme all the time.

Approximate

They both died the same,
They both died in vain.

Couplet

There was an old man from Peru,
Who dreamed he was eating his shoe.

End

He's going to stay,
or he's going to pay.

Exact

They both died the same,
they both died with shame.

Internal

I rhyme all the time.

Lines

Roses are red 1
Violets are blue 2
And I love Peru 3

Stanzas

Versus in songs, or a group of lines in a poem (usually separated by an enter key)

Free verse

"I, too"

Lyric

The song, "Open arms" expresses strong emotions in 2 minutes.

Narrative

There was an old man from peru
he dreamed he was eating his shoe
he woke up with a fright
in the middle of the night
and found his dream had come true

Symbols

Dove= Peace, Heart= Love

Imagery

The juicy, tender, steak rolled onto my moist tongue.

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