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Poetry Terms Set One

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alliteration
repetition of initial consonant sounds
personification
representing an abstract quality or idea as a person or creature
tone
the quality of something (an act or a piece of writing) that reveals the attitudes and presuppositions of the author
onomatopoeia
the use of words that imitate sounds
figurative language
writing or speech that is not intended to carry literal meaning and is usually meant to be imaginative and vivid.
simile
a comparison using like or as
metaphor
a figure of speech comparing to unlike things without using like or as
imagery
The use of language to evoke a picture or a concrete sensation of a person, thing, place, or experience
hyperbole
extreme exaggeration