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The same initial consonant is used in words that are close together.


Extreme exaggeration used for emphasis or effect; an extravagant statement that is not meant to be taken literally

End Rhyme

A rhyme that occurs in two or more lines at the end of those lines.


Words and phrases that appeal to one or more of the reader's senses ( touch, taste, smell, sound, and sight ).

Line Break

The separation of words or phrases into lines, which gives the poem structure and clarifies relationships.


A comparison of two things not using like or as .


The use of words whose sounds suggest their meaning.


Giving human qualities to an animal, object,or idea.


A line or a group of lines repeated in a poem.


A sound, word, or phrase used more than once. This brings certain ideas, sounds, or feeling to the reader's attention.

Rhyme Scheme

The pattern of rhymes in a poem. A different letter of the alphbet identifies a new rhyming sound.


A pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables that creates sounds like a song orspunds


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


comparison of two things using like or as

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