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Extreme exaggeration used for emphasis or effect; an extravagant statement that is not meant to be taken literally
Words and phrases that appeal to one or more of the reader's senses ( touch, taste, smell, sound, and sight ).
The separation of words or phrases into lines, which gives the poem structure and clarifies relationships.
A sound, word, or phrase used more than once. This brings certain ideas, sounds, or feeling to the reader's attention.
The pattern of rhymes in a poem. A different letter of the alphbet identifies a new rhyming sound.
The poetic version of a paragraph, a division of a poem made by arranging the lines into units separated by a space; traditionally poetic stanza are similar in length to one another and similar in rhyme scheme
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