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Ten Poetic Devices

Study and learn these ten terms. Have fun!

Simile A comparison that uses the words "like" or "as" to describe someone or something.
Personification Giving inanimate objects qualities of a human being.
Hyperbole An exaggeration that is not supposed to be taken literally.
Assonance The repetition of vowel sounds in words.
Consonance The repetition of consonant sounds in words. The sound can be in any part of the words.
Onomatopoeia A word that imitates the natural sound of the word.
Metaphor A comparison that does not use "like" or "as".
Repetition Words, phrases or lines that are repeated in poetry.
Rhyme Words or phrases that end in the same sounds.
Alliteration Repeating the same consonant sound at the beginning of words.