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Poetry defintions

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poetry a kind of rhythmic, compresssed language that uses figures of speech and imagery to appeal to emotion and imagination.
end rhym rhymes at the end of lines.
internal rhyme rhymes within lines
refrain a repeated word,phrase,line or group of lines in a poem or song or even a speech.
rhyme scheme the pattern of rhyming sounds at the end of lines in a poem.
alliteration repeating beginning consonant sounds
stanza in a poem, a group of lines that form a unit-similar to a paragraph.
simile comparison of 2 things using like or as.
metaphor comparison of 2 things without using like of as.
personification descibing non-human things giving those things human characteristics
onomatopoeia use of words that imitate the sounds they descirbe.
Created by: restanbro



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