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poetry words

english poetry terms

Hyperbole exaggeration for effect
assonance The repetition of identical vowels in different words in a single line of poetry
Free verse Poetry with no pattern of rhymes or meter
alleteration The repetition of identical consonant sounds, most often beginning words
Enjambment The continuation of a complete idea from one line to the next line or without end punctuations
consonance The repetition of similar consonants sounds in a single line of poetry
Personification A figure of speech in which nonhuman things or abstract ideas are given human attributes
Meter A particular pattern of accented and unaccented syllables in a line of poetry
couplet A pair of lines that are the same length,rhyme, and form a complete thought
Imagery references that triggers memories of sight sounds tastes smells and sensations of touch
Metaphor A figure of speech in which two tings compared without like or as, usaually by saying one thing is another
onomatopeia words that inmate or suggest through sound the activity being described
Allusion An implied or indirect reference to something assumed to be known, such as an historical event or person, a well-known quotations from literature, or a famous work of art
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