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SISD Poetry Elements

Alliteration The repetition of the beginning consonant sounds in words
Imagery Creates a picture in the reader’s mind
Metaphor A comparison of two different things. Doesn’t use like or as.
Meter A rhythmic pattern in poetry that is usually repeated.
Onomatopoeia Sound words
Personification Giving things that are not human, the personalities or actions of humans
Repetition To repeat sounds, words, phrases, or whole lines in a poem
Rhyme Words that end in the same sound, end rhyme
Rhyme Scheme The pattern of rhymes
Rhythm The musical quality of a poem
Simile A comparison of two unlike things using like or as
Stanza A division in a poem named for the number of lines it contains
Theme The message about life that the poem conveys
Tone The attitude or mood the author creates
Created by: carago01



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