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they add a musical quality to poetry and are used to enhance a poem's mood and meaning
the repetition of sounds at the ends of words
the beat created by the pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables
the use of any element of language more than once
the use of words that imitates sounds
the repetition of consonant sounds in the beginning of words
writing or speech that isn't meant to be taken literally
figures of speech
many types of figurative language and are used to state ideas in a viviid and imaginative way
describe one thing as if it were something else. Often point out a similarity between two unlike things.
use like or as to compare two apparently unlike things and show similarities between the two
gives human qualities to something that is nonhuman
writing or speech that appeals to one or more of the 5 senses
word pictures created by sensory language
poetry that tells a story in verse
exresses the thoughts and feelings of a single speaker, often in giggly musical verse
shaped to look like their subjects
three-line Japanese verse form
a humorous, rhyming, 5 line poem with a specific