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Elements of Poetry
a language that creates a concrete representation of an object or an experience.
Poets use colorful, vivid language and figures of speech to create _____.
precise and lively words and phrases that help to create clear pictures in the reader's mind.
figure of speech
language meant to be understood imaginatively instead of literally.
figure of speech in which one thing is spoken or written about as if it were another.
comparison using like or as.
describing something not human as if it were human.
a type of writing that portrays a character, object, or scene.
words and phrases that describe how things look, sound, smell, taste and feel.
one with a shape that suggests its subject.
this is created through the used of rhyme, rhythm, alliteration, assonance, onomatopoeia, and repetition.
repetition of sounds at the ends of words (locks, box, and socks.)
the pattern of beats in a line of poetry or prose.
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginnings of syllables (Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled pepper)
repetition of vowel sounds in stressed syllables that end in different consonant sounds (Lime,Light.)
The use of words or phrases like meow of beep that sound like what they name.
more than one use of a sound, word, or phrase.
a thing that stands for or represents both itself and something else.
the feeling or emotion the writer creates in a literary word.
a new word crated by joining together two old ones.