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Poetic Techniques

TermDefinition
Alliteration The repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of a word
Allusion A reference to another text, song, work of art, or historical event within a poem or story
Couplet A pair of rhyming lines in a poem that usually share one idea
Figurative Language Language where the writer conveys meaning in unexpected ways and through the use of unusual comparisons. Words have a meaning different from their literal meaning.
Hyperbole An exaggerated expression used for dramatic or comic effect
Idiom A figure of speech that cannot be taken literally
Imagery Language that describes something using words to create a sensory image
Irony When something happens that is the opposite of what is expected
Metaphor Compares two unlike things without using "like" or "as"
Meter The pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables and a poem
Onomatopoeia A word that mimics the sound it represents
Oxymoron A contradiction in terms
Personification Giving human qualities to animals or inanimate non-living things
Rhymes Two or more words with the same or similar sounds
Rhyme scheme The pattern of the rhyme in a poem (For example, ABAB, ABCB, etc.)
Simile Compares two unlike things using "like" or "as"
Stanzas A division or section of a poem (Like paragraphs in prose)
Created by: AshleyStoltzfus
 

 



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