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The arrangement of words and lines to create a sequential pattern of images and/or symbols that achieve a particular effect.
A traditional poem of fourteen lines that follow an intricate rhyme scheme.
An established pattern of rhyme in a poem. Ex: a b b a c c
When a rhyme or words is found within a poem.
A way of connecting words by repeating the same sound or sounds at the beginning of two or more words.
Repetition of vowel sounds.
When a word echoes or mirrors the sound it makes. Ex: "buzz", "roar"
A line or part of a line that comes back in the same or very similar form several times in a poem
The choice of words that the poet uses.
Poets use this to make the endings of two or more lines of poetry sound alike.
A foot of poetry which has one unaccented syllable followed by one accented syllable.
One accented syllable followed by one unaccented.
Choice of words used by an author to make his/her ideas clear, concise.
A statement of comparison, using the words "like" or "as" to connect objects or ideas to the thing being compared.
A statement of comparison which connects objects or ideas by saying that one thing is another.
A metaphor which runs for several lines or through an entire poem.
When an object, animal, person, or idea represents something other than itself.
The feeling or mood that the poem gives.
The main idea of a poem, short story, or novel.
Giving human qualities to non-human things.
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