the repetition of sounds, most often consonant sounds at the beginning of words
a reference in a work to a character, place, or situation from another work
the emotional quality of the writing
feeling you get when you encounter a word
two consecutive rhyming lines of pouty, sometimes forming a stanza
the literal or dictionary meaning of a word
the writers choice of words
a figure of speech that uses exaggeration to express strong emotion
the word pictures that writers create to help evoke an emotional response
a contrast between what you think is going to happen and reality
verse that expresses the thoughts and feelings of a singe speaker usually shory
a figure of speech that compares two or more things without like or as
verse that tells a story
the use of a word or phrase that initiates or suggests the sound of what it describes
to put a poem in your own words
a figure of speech in which a non-human is given human characteristics
a four line stanza
a line or lines repeated in a poem or song
occur at the ends of lines of poetry
rhyme that occurs within a single line
the pattern of beats created by the arrangement of stressed and unstressed syllables
a figure of speech that compares two or more things using like or as
a group of lines forming a unit in a poem
any object person or experience that means more that what it is
the central message
a reflection of a writers attitude toward the subject
one word repeated for effect
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