1. Alliteration- occurence of the same letter or sound at the beginning or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words
2. Onomatopoeia-formation of a word from a sound associated with what is named.
3. Rhyme-a short poem in which the sound of the word or syllable at the end of each line corresponds with that at the end of another
4. Rhythm-measured flow of words and phrases in verse or prose as determined by the relation of long and short or stressed and unstressed syllables
5. Imagery-visually descriptive or figurative language
6. End rhymes-words that sound the same at the end of a line of poetry
7. Internal rhymes-a rhyme involving a word in the middle of a line and another at the end of the line or in the middle of the text.
8. Rhyme Scheme-the ordered pattern of rhymes at the ends of the lines of a poem or verse
9. Hyperbole-exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken literally.
10. Simile-a figure of speech involving the comparison of one thing with another thing of a different kind using like or as
11. Metaphor-a figure of speech involving the direct comparison of one thing with another thing of a different kind
12. Personification-giving human characteristics to something nonhuman
13. Allusion-an expression designed to call something to mind without mentioning it explicitly
14. Narrative Poetry-a form of poetry that tells a story
15. Lyric Poetry-a form of poetry intended to express personal feelings