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Unit 3


something visible that by association or convention represents something else that is invisible


Description that appeals to the senses (sight, sound, smell, touch, taste)


A figure of speech that compares 2things without using like or as


a comparison using "like" or "as"


A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given human feelings, thoughts, or attitudes


use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed syllable in a line of verse


the use of words that imitate sounds or suggest their meaning


The repeated beginnings and structures of lines


Repeated vowel sounds

Approximate rhyme

Sounds that are similar but not exactly the same


When 2 rhyming lines are consecutive


Rhymes at the ends of lines

Exact rhyme

When two words rhyme exactly

Internal rhyme

When words rhyme inside a line


A unit of language that plays and poems are divided into


A group of consecutive lines in a poem that from a single unit of thought it may consist of a number of lines or a single line italian for stopping place

Free verse poems

Doesn't follow rhythm or rhyme

Lyric poems

Poems express feeling and thoughts, usually short evoke a single strong emotion

Narrative poems

A poem that is a story and follows a plot line


The repetition of vowel sounds and all sounds after them In words that are close together in a poem

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