rhythmic, compressed language that uses figures of speech.
the repetition of the sound of a stressed syllable and any unstressed syllables that follow.
pattern of rhymes that assigns a new letter of the alphabet to each new rhyme. Ex: ABBA
rhymes which occur at the end of the lines.
rhymes which occur within the lines
the musical quality produced by the repetition of sound patterns.
poetry that does not have a regular pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables.
a regular pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables.
a group of lines of poetry
line or group of lines repeated at regular intervals
repetition of consonant sounds in words that are close together. Ex: She sells seashells by the seashore.
giving human qualities to non-human objects. Ex: The heavens howled.
using words that echo the sounds they refer to. Ex: crash, bang, boom
comparison of two unlike things using like, as, than, or resembles. EX: She runs as fast as a cheetah.
comparison between two unlike things without using like or as. EX: Mama is a sunrise.
a word's literal, dictionary definition
feeling or idea associated with the word
intentionally exaggerated figure of speech
a 17-syllable, delicate, unrhymed Japanese verse, usually about nature
a 5-line, rhymed, rhythmic verse, usually about nature
a songlike narrative poem, usually featuring rhyme, rhythm, and refrain
a pair of rhyming lines
a stanza containing four lines
repetition of vowel sounds found anywhere in the word. EX: the Mad Hatter
repetition of final consonant sounds. Ex: east/west