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Poetry/Figurative

Poetry

TermDefinition
Simile comparing two things using like or as
Metaphor Comparing two things without using like or as
Personofication Giving human qualities, feelings ,actions or characteristics to not living objects
Alliteration repetition of the initial constant sound in two neighboring words
Onomatopoeia imitation of natural sounds in word form
Sybolism when one thing stands for or represents something else
Hyperbole intentionally exaggerated figures of speech
Imagery involves one or more of your five senses to help you imagine the picture
Idioms An overussed exspression that means something other than its literal meaning
Rhyme scheme the way each line of a poem ends and rhymes with the other lines
Stanza Poetry paragraph
Repetition A writting technique in which a word or phrase is repeated for emphasis
Couplet a poem with two rhyming lines and same number of syllables
Lyric short poem where the speaker exspresses personal thoughts and feelings on a subject
Narrative poem that tells a stoy
Free verse poetry that does not rhyme or have a set rhythm
Created by: Nrovikes11