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poetry terms Unit 3

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Figurative language
is a non literate form of writing.
Figure of Speech
is a non literal saying.
Simile
is a figure of speech in which as and like are used to differentiate 2 different things.
Metaphor
is a figure of speech in which something is spoke of as a different thing.
Personification
is a figurative language in which a non human is given a human characteristic.
Imagery
is a description using words to better help someone paint a picture of the authors thought.
Sensory language
is writing or speech that appeals to more than one of the senses.
Character development
is in literature the development of a character.
Rhythm
is the pattern of beats or patterns in the speech and writing.
Meter
is rhythmical writing of a poem.
Rhyme Scheme
is a regular pattern of rhyming in a poem .
Alliteration
is the repetition of initial constant sounds.
Assonance
is the repetition of vowel sounds followed by different constants in two or more syllables.
Consonance
is the repetition of final constant sounds.
Narrative
is a poem that tells a story.
Epic
Is a long narrative poem about gods or heroes
Ballad
is a songlike poem that tells a story, often about adventure and romance.
Dramatic
is poetry that utilizes the techniques of drama.
Lyric
is a poem written in highly musical language observing gone person.
Haiku
is three-lined verse form.
Tanka
Asian poem rhymes
Free Verse
is poetry not written in any form of pattern or mere of a rhyme.
Sonnet
is fourteen lined lyric poem.