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poems are usually divided into lines then grouped together called stanzas or verses
describe one thing as it was something else metaphors
gives human qualities to something that is not human personification
uses LIKE or AS to compare two apparently unlike things similes
a _ _ _ _ _ _ is anything that represents something else symbol
is the repetition of consonant sounds in the beginning of words alliteration
is the use of any element of language-a sound a word a phrase a clause or a sentence-more than once repetition
is the repetition of vowel sounds followed by different consonants in stressed syllables assonate
is the repetition of similar consonant sounds at the end of accented syllables consonance
is the use of that imitate sounds onomatopoeia
is the repetition of sounds at the end of words rhyme
is the rhythmical pattern in a poem meter
poetry tells a story in verse. narrative poems often have elements similar to those in short stories such as plot and character narrative
is a three line Japanese verse form. first and third line have 5 syllables and the second line has seven syllables haiku
has no meter, rhyme, fixed line length or specific stanza pattern free verse
poetry expresses the thoughts and feeling of a single speaker lyric
are song like poems that tell a story often dealing with adventure and romance ballads
poems are shaped to look like their subjects concrete
are humorous rhyming five line poems with a specific rhyme pattern and scheme limericks
are pairs of rhyming lines usually of the same meter and lenght rhyming couplets
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