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Hersey Vocab

Sr. English Poetry Terms

A very long poem that tells the tale of a heroic figure Epic
A word that imitates the sound it represents Onomatopoeia
Comparing two unlike things and NOT using like or as Metaphor
A type of song that often includes forms of poetry Rap
The short section of a longer poem Verse
The repetition of CONSONANT SOUNDS, not vowels Consonance
A set of two lines, where the last two lines rhyme Couplet
A 14 line poem in iambi pentameter with structured rhyme Sonnet
The repetition of a single letter sound, particularly wit the words next to each other Alliteration
The repetition of VOWEL SOUNDS Assonance
Comparing two unlike things USING the words like or as Simile
How lines are stressed in a poem or rhythm in a poem Meter
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