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poetry term s

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figurative language is writing or speech that is not meant to be taken literally
simile is a figure of speech that uses like or as to make a direct between two unlike things
metaphor is a figure of speech in which something is described as though it were something else
personification is were a nonhuman thing is given human characteristics
symbol is anything that stands for or represents something else
alliteration is the repetition of initial consent sound
repetition is the use, more than once, of any element of language
assonance is the repetition of vowel sounds followed by different consonants in stressed syllables, as in blade and maze
narrative poetry is the use of words that imitate sounds
haiku a three-line japanese form of a poem
free verse poetry not written in a regular, rhythmical pattern or meter
ballads are song like poems that tell a story, often dealing with adventure and romance
concrete poetry is one with a shape that suggest its subject
limericks is a humorous, rhyming, five-line poem with a specific meter and rhyme
rhyming couplets are pairs of rhyming lines, usually of the same meter and length
rhythm the pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in a spoken or written language
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