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the repetition of identical consonant sounds, most often sounds beginning words, in close proximity.
Examples: positive poets, Peter Piper picked a pod of peas, Ally Alligator ate amazing apples
meter, measured motion, patterns stressed and unstressed through syllables
a grouped set of rhymes, can have 1 stanza or multiple stanzas
a verse or phrase that is repeated at intervals throughout a song or poem, usually after the chorus or stanza
the use of exaggeration for effect
any words authors use that appeal to any of the 5 senses to the reader
an exact rhyme within a line of poetry
Example: Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary
a comparison between two unlike things, that does not use like or as
tone of a poem is the attitude you feel in it — the writer's attitude toward the subject or audience. The tone in a poem of praise is approval. In a satire, you feel irony.
a sound device
Examples: buzz, slurp, slap
giving human characteristics to nonhuman things
evokes certain feelings, sad, happy, excited, angry...
a direct comparison between two things that uses like or as
tells a story
repeats the same words or phrases, can be grouped together or throughout the poem