Figurative Language and Poetry
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A comparison of two things using like or as
a comparison that says one thing is another without using like or as.
The repetition of initial consonant sounds
words whose sounds suggest their meaning
giving human qualities to non-human things
An extreme exaggeration.
a well known phrase that means something different than what it seems to mean.
a line in a poem
A group of lines in a poem
a poem's pattern of rhyming lines.
the attitude a writer takes towards the subject or reader.
the overall feeling or atmosphere created by a work of literature.
the message or lesson that the authors wants the reader to take away from the story.