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Call's poetry terms

Poetry terms - Mr. Call

ballad song or song-like poem that tells a story
free verse no rhythm or rhyme but uses figurative language
sonnet 14 lined poem in a set rhythm and a specific rhyme scheme
stanza poem paragraph, "group of consecutive lines that form a single unit"
alliteration repetition of first consonant sound of a series of words
onomatopoeia word that represents/imitates a sound, (like "buzz")
imagery vivid details for the 5 senses
personification object with human characteristics, giving human characteristics to non-human things
simile comparison using "like" or "as"
metaphor comparison without using like or as
rhyme words that have repetition in sound - they have a repeated sound
rhythm the pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables, also called "METER"
rhyme scheme the PATTERN of rhymes used in a poem
figurative language language NOT meant to be taken literally
hyperbole an exaggeration made for effect
narrative a poem that tells a story
refrain a repeated phrase, line, or group of lines
allusion a reference to another person, place, event, object, or story
extended metaphor a metaphor (comparison) that is extended (developed) over several lines of writing, or even throughout an entire work
Created by: robinhuizenga