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A.W. Poetry

Poetry notes 8th Grade A.Williamson

a comparison of two unlike things using the words like or as simile
a comparison of two unlike things where one thing is said to be another. i.e her smile is a string of pearls metaphor
an exaggeration used to emphasized something.i.e. the baby cried so loudly all the windowsin the house cracked. hyperbole
an exression where the literal meaning of the words is not the meaning of the expression. it means something other than what it actually says idiom
an animal given human like qualities or an object given life like qualities. personification
when a person place thing or a event that has meaning in itself also represents or stands for something else. symbotism
comes from the verb allude which means to refer to. a reference to something famous. allusoin
language that appeals to the senses. imagery
confusing somilar sounding words or phrases to be funny. pun
a short phrase combining two terms that is normally contradictory. oxymoron
a word or phrase that reads is spelled the same forwards and backwards. palindrome
a point -by point comparison made between two things to show how they are alike or different ;a word puzzle in which one must figure out the relationship between pairs of words anology
Created by: dspeyrer