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What is an acrostic? Uses each letter in a word going down to create a poem
What is an allegory? extended narrative metaphor (two meanings) objects, persons, ect. are equated with the meanings that lie outside the narrative itself.
What is a ballad? A poem that tells a story similar to a folk tale, legend and often repeats the refrain (chorus)
What is a cinquain? It has 5 lines; line one word is one word title, line two is two words that describe the title, line three is three words that tell a certain action, line four is four words that express a feeling, and line five is one word that recalls the title
What is an epic? A long serous poem that tells a story of a heroic figure.
What is figurative language? Describes something comparing it to something else.
What is a hyperbole? Exaggeration that is so dramatic no one would believe it.
What is imagery? Represents things, actions, or abstract ideas descriptively.
What is a metaphor? Figure of language in which two unlike objects are compared by identification.
What is a meter? A pattern f stressed and unstressed syllabels or stress patern.
What is a onomatopoeia? Words whose sounds seem to express or reinforce their meanings (boom)
What is personification? Giving human qualities to inanimative objects.
What is a proverb? Popular short saying usually unknown and of ancient origin.
What is a pun? A play on words that are identical in sounds, but are sharply diverse in meaning
What is repetition? The act of repeating (action, performance, production, ect.)
What is a rhyme? Repetition of the same or similair sounds at the end of two or more words.
What is shape/concrete? Placement of words on the pages so that a picture is formed containing the image of the poem itself.
What is a sonnet? A lyric poem containing of a single stanza of fourteen lines.
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