Figurative Language in Poetry
A restatement in different, often similar words
A group of lines in a poem that are similar to a paragraph
The repetition of vowel sounds within words, such as in "waves of rain"
A poem that has rhyming words, stanzas, and similar line lengths
Words within a line of poetry have similar rhyming sounds.
Poetry that is better known for its comparison to everyday speech
When verses, words, or phrases within the poem are said a number of times
When letters of the alphabet represent ending rhyming words on each line
the voice that talks to readers
A comparison that says on thing is something else, as in "The sound of the ocean was a friendly voice in my ear."
The repetition of initial consonant sounds, as in "picked pickled peppers."
Giving human qualities to non-human things.
When something uses a symbol to mean or explain something else.
Refers to the repetition of sounds at the end of words.
the musical quality produced by the repetition of stressed an unstressed syllables
the use of words whose sounds echo their meanings
Sally sold seashells down by the seashore
She was as hot as the sun.
Th boy was a snake
The trees danced in the wind
an extreme exaggeration
I had a million pencils at the beginning of the year, now I only have one.
Green is gold
Hear the mellow wedding bells
Like burnt-out torches by a sick man's bed.
The leaves are little yellow fish swimming in the river