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Words or expressions with a meaning that is different from the literal interpretation
A comparison of two unlike things using like or as
A direct comparison of two unlike things
An extreme exaggeration used for humor or emphasis
Giving human qualities to non-human objects
The division of a poem, like a paragraph in prose
The division of a poem, like sentence in prose
Poetry with a pattern of rhythm/meter and pattern and a rhyme scheme.
Poetry with no rhyme scheme and no pattern of rhythm/meter. This generally mimics natural speech.
Poetry with no rhyme scheme but with rhythm/meter. This has a regular beat with a musical quality.
The long and short patterns through stressed and unstressed syllables which creates a musical quality
The repetition of word sounds
The rhyming of words within a line
The rhyming of words at the end of lines
A forced rhyme where the sounds are not quite identical
Exact (Perfect) Rhyme
A case in which two words rhyme in such a way that their final stressed vowel and all following sounds are identical.
the repetition of initial consonant sounds
the repetition of vowel sounds
the repetition of consonant sounds
words that sound like the noise they make
Words or phrases that appeal to one or more of the five senses
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