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Language that appeals to the senses. Sight, smell, taste, touch, and hearing.
Figure of speech that makes a comparison between two unlike things using like, as, resembles, or than.
Kind of metaphor in which a nonhuman thing or quality is talked about as if it were human.
Japanese poem about nature. Has three lines and a total of 17 syllables.
Figure of speech that makes a direct comparison between two unlike things.
Group of lines in poetry that form a single unit.
Two consecutive lines of poetry that rhyme.
Musical quality given to writing formed by meter, repetition, etc.
Generally regular pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in poetry.
Poetry that does not follow any structured syllable pattern, meter, or rhyme scheme.
Two words with similar vowel and consonant sounds.
Rhyme occurs at the ends of lines.
Rhyme occurs in the middle of a line.
Two words have some sound in common but do not rhyme exactly .
The pattern of rhymes in a poem. A different letter of the alphabet indicates each rhyme.
Use of a word whose sound imitates or suggests its meaning.
Repetition of similar consonant sounds at the beginning of words.
Repetition of similar vowel sounds in the middle of words.
Poems that express a speaker's emotions or thoughts.
Poems that tell a story.
Words with the same pronunciation but different spelling/meaning.
A writer or speaker's attitude toward a subject, a character, or an audience.
An object, a person, or an event that functions as itself, but also stands for something more than itself.
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