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SMS 6th LA Figurative Language Easy
An art form in which language is used for its, musical, emotional and magical qualities in addition to, or instead of, its dictionary meanings
Ordinary language people use in speaking or writing
Repetition of the same or similar sounds at the end of words
A word in the middle of a line has the same ending sound as a word at the end
The metrical flow of sound based on stressed and unstressed syllables in a line.
A paragraph in poetry.
Repeated word, phrase, line or group of lines
Using reoccurring elements in a poem, such as images, words, or ideas
Descriptive words that appeal to the senses
Compares two unlike things using the words "like," as," "than," or "resembles"
Compares two unlike things by saying one thing is another thing
Things or animals are given human qualities or are represented as possessing human form
Suggestive (non-literal) expression used by a specific group of people
Repetition of the same or similar consonant sounds at the beginning of words
Naming a thing or an action by imitating the sound associated with it
Exaggeration for humor or emphasis