recurring identical or similar final word sounds, eg. stow, blow, show, go
the repeated pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables
a fixed pattern of accented and unaccented sylables in lines of fixed length to create rhythm
repeated use of sounds, words, or ideas for effect and emphasis
repetition of initial consonant sounds, eg. Peter Piper picked a pepper
repetition of vowel sounds, e.g., mad, hatter
repetition of final consonant sounds e.g. east/west
use of a word whos sound suggests its meaning. e.g., clatter, bang, pop
a 17-syllable. delicate, unrhymed Japanese verse, usually about nature
a 5-line, rhymed, rhythmic verse, usually funny
a songlike narrative poem, usually featuring rhythm, rhyme, and a refrain
poetry with neither regular meter nor a regular rhyme scheme
a pair of rhyming lines
a stanza containing four lines
a humorous play on words that sound similar or mean something similar
a phrase formed of contradictory words e.g. jumbo shrimp
language that appeals to the five senses: The basketball slammed against the backboard and swished through the net.
a figure of speech that uses exaggeration
When nonhuman things are described as having human behaviors
when you compare two unlike things as though they were one
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