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-compares two unlike things using the words "like" or "as," e.g., "She is as bright as a light.""
-compares two unlike things not using the words "like" or "as," e.g., "She is a light."
-is giving human qualities to non-human things, e.g., "The clouds cried tears of joy."
-is using words to arouse the five senses.
-when a beginning, usually consonant, sound is repeated over and over.
-when words sound exactly like the sound they are describing, e.g., "sound words."
-a three-line Japanese poem about nature. The first and third lines have five syllables, the second line contains seven syllables
-five-line poem written for humor or fun. The first, second and fifth lines have three strong downbeats and rhyme. The third and fourth line have two strong downbeats and rhyme.
-a poem that looks like a the subject of the poem.
-a poem that tells a story, much like a rap song.
-a poem made up of ideas that seem unrelated.
-a two-line poem
- a poem that sounds like it could be made into a song
-a poem that follows no form.
-a poem written to explore a chosen theme or subject.
-using stanzas and lines
-saying one thing and meaning something else.
-meaning exactly what you say.
-a phrase common to people who speak the same language that does not mean what it says.
-an exaggeration of facts.