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The pattern or sequence in which end rhyme occurs throughout a poem. The first end sound is represented with an "a," the second end sound is represented with a "b," and so on. When the first sound is repeated at the end of another line within the poem, it is also designated as "a."
poetry that does not tell a story but is only intended to express the speaker's (the writer's)emotions
comparison of two unlike things using the verb "to be" and not using like or as as in a simile.
a major form of Japanese verse, written in 17 syllables divided into 3 lines of 5, 7, and 5 syllables, and employing highly evocative allusions and comparisons, often on the subject of nature or one of the seasons.
A figure of speech in which an animal, an object, or an idea is given human form or characteristics
Figure of speech that makes a comparison between two unlike things, using a word such as like, as, resembles or than
use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed syllable in a line of verse
a figure of speech that uses exaggeration to express strong emotion, make a point, or evoke humor
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