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6th Grade Poetry Vocab

STUDY
PLAY
POETIC DEVICE
A tool a poet uses
IMAGERY
Using your senses to describe
STANZA
The lines that are grouped together (paragraphish)
VERSE
One line in a poem
RHYME
The ending of words that sound the same
RHYME SCHEME/PATTERN
The pattern of the rhyme
EX:
A red
B blue
C sweet
B you
RHYTHM
The beat of the poem
REPETITION
The intentional repeating of a word or phrase used to add meaning
SIMILE
A comparision of two unlike things using like or as
METAPHOR
A comparision of two unlike things without using like or as
ALLITERATION
The repitition of a sound
ONOMATOPOEIA
The sound a word makes
PERSONIFICATION
Giving something non-human a human trait
HYPERBOYLE
The use of exageration that is not to be taken literaly
IDIOM
An expression whose meaning can't be understood by the meaning of the individual words comprising it
NARRATIVE POEM
Tells a story
LYRICAL POEM
Desdcribes mood or moment