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Poetry techniques

Simile Compares one thing to another using 'like' or 'as'
Metaphor Says that one thing is another
Rhyme These are words that sound the same
Alliteration Repeating of a series of consonant sounds
Onomatopoeia The sound of a word-the meaning is also similar
Personification Giving human qualities to non-human things
Descriptive language (adjectives) These are words that provide some descriptions of people, places and things.
Hyperbole Deliberate exaggeration
Imperative Command Expresses a command that must be done.
Symbolism This is a symbol that represents something else.
Verbs A word that describes an action
Repetition The repeating of phrases or words
Created by: MsFarrugia