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8th Grade Poetry Terms
The narrator of a poem.
A word, sentence, or phrase that is printed on a single line in a poem.
A group of lines in a poem.
Language that appeals to the senses.
Giving human qualities to animals or other objects.
Rhyme that occurs at the end of two or more lines of poetry.
A word inside a line rhymes with another word on the same line.
The repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words.
A comparison of two things using "like", "as", or other specifically comparative words.
A comparison of two unlike things without using the word like or as.
A kind of rhythmic, compressed language that uses figures of speech and imagery designed to appeal to our emotions and imaginations.
A long narrative poem that tells of the adventures and exploits of a hero.
Poetry that does not have a regular meter or rhyme scheme.
The repetition of sounds at the end of words.
The pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables that make up a line of poetry. Can be created by meter, rhyme, or alliteration.