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imaginative language used for descriptive effect and not meant to be taken as the literal truth
a figure of speech that uses the words LIKE or AS to directly compare two seemingly unlike things (her hair was like moldy hay)
a figure of speech that compares or equates two basically different things (ribbon of highway)
a humorous five line poem that follows a specific form: 3 long lines (1,2,5) and 2 short lines (3,4) that rhyme
a three line poem usually on the subject of nature with five syllables each in lines 1 and 3 and seven syllables in line 2.
a poem that expresses a personal thought or emotion most lyric poems are short and present vivid images
imaginative writing in which language, images, sound, and rhythm combine to create a special effect
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