Required Poetic Devices
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author's word choice, sentence structure, figurative language to establish meaning in the text.
This term can be referred as perspective or tone of the writer like serious or humorous.
Evokes feelings in readers through words and descriptions; it creates an emotional situation.
A grouping of two or more lines in a pattern that is repeated throughout a poem.
The pattern at the end of a poem. The pattern is charted by assigning a letter of the alphabet.
The repetition of consonant sounds at the beginnings of words
A technique in which a sound, word, phrase, or line is repeated for effect or emphasis
Go beyond the literal meanings of the words to give the readers new insights.
Descriptive words that re-create sensory experiences for the reader, the five senses are used.
Makes a comparison between two things using the word like or as
Makes a comparison between two things that are unlike but that have something in common.
Gives human qualities to animals, ideas, or objects.
Where exaggeration is used to create a strong effect.
Uses words whose sounds suggest their meaning.
Two different terms combined to create a new word through blending of two existing words.
Repetition of similar consonant sounds in the middle or at the end of words.
Repetition of similar vowel sounds in non-rhyming words.
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