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the repetition of consonant sounds in two or more words
language that appeals to our five senses; when an author use word to vividly depict taste, sound, sight, smell or sensation; also known as sensory language.
a metaphor in which a nonhuman or inanimate things is described with human or lifelike qualities or characteristics.
A comparison of two unlike things using the words like, as, than, or resembles.
the emotion or feeling created by a poem
The poets attitude toward a subject
a four-line verse. these usually follow the rhyme scheme, ABAB
an expression demonstrating a similarity between two things
regular pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables; the combination of groups stressed and unstressed syllables in specific patterns to form a variety of rhythms.
the repeated use of a word, phrase, sound, symbol, or other element throughout a poem
When two rhyming lines are consecutive. Poems can be made up of one or several
a song or songlike poem that tells a story
The repetition of vowel sounds in two or more words
a comparison of two unlike things not using the connecting words like, as, or than.
an extreme exaggeration
they use of words that sound alike; adds to the "music" of the poem
The pattern that rhyme in a poem follows
a group of two or more lines in a poem, separated by other stanza by a space, also referred to as a verse; a "paragraph" in poetry
Poetry that features an irregular rhythm; they do not follow a regular meter or rhyme scheme, but contain other elements of poetry-rhythm, imagery, figures of speech, and alliteration
lyric poems that traditionally written to celebrate a famous person or lofty idea. now they usually celebrate the ordinary
words or phrases that describe one thing in terms of another and are not meant literally
The shape of a poem
end of a line. the point at which two lines of text are split