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FL & Poem Final Voc


simile compares two unlike object using Like or AS
metaphor compares two unlike objects using WAS, or IS, not using like or as
personification human characteristics or actions are given to an animal or an object
onomatopoeia words that imitate real sounds
alliteration the repeating of the same beginning consonant sound in a group of words
hyperbole a deliberate exaggeration used to emphasize a point
idiom a saying whose meaning doesn't literally make sense doesn't mean what the words actually say
line simplest part of a poem, group of words that are all on the same line
stanza similar to a paragraph in prose, group of lines that belong together.
couplet two lines next to each other that rhyme
meter rhythm created by the combinations of stressed and unstressed syllables in a line
oxymoron figure speech in which apparently contradictory terms appear side by side
euphemism a nice way of saying something that is harsh/mean
Created by: mstrigueros



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