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poetic devices

alliteration The repetition of 2 or more words that sound the same in a line of poetry.
hyperbole An exaggeration used to draw attention to a point.
imagery When words create a picture that appeals to your five senses.
internal rhyme When a rhyme occurs within a line of poetry.
metaphor A comparison of 2 unlike things stating one thing is something else; without using like or as.
onomatopoeia The use of words that imitate sound.
personification A thing, animal, or abstract term is given human qualities or characteristics.
simile A comparison of 2 things, connected by the words like or as.
symbol An object used to represent an idea or feeling.
rhyming couplet A two line stanza in poetry, about equal length, in which the last word in each line rhymes with the other.
mood The emotional quality of he poem. The feeling created by the poem.
tone The writer's attitude towards the subject of his/her poem.
rhyme The repetition of sounds at the end of words.
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