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Hyperbole the obvious stretching of the truth
metaphor A direct comparison between two unlike things. It doesn't use the words like or as.
alliteration The repetition of the same constant sound at the beginnings of several words of a line
figurative language The tools the poet uses to create a special affect of feeling. These tools include metaphor, simile, alliteration, personification, and onomatopoeia.
personification When the poet fives an animal, object, or idea human qualities such as the ability to hear, feel, talk, and make decisions.
simile A comparison between two unlike things using the words like or as
free verse Poetry written without a regular rhyme scheme, meter, or form
onomatopoeia The use of words that sound like the noises they describe
narrative poem This type of poem tells a story. It usually has all of the elements of a short story: character, setting, conflict, and plot.
imagery Language that appeals to the senses-touch, taste, smell, hearing, and sight
rhyme The repetition of similar sounds at the end of a line
rhythm The musical quality created by a pattern of beats or a series of stressed and unstressed syllables
voice The character or perspective that is taken on by a writer or poet
repetition It is the repeating of sound, word, phrase, or sentence
rhyme scheme The repeated pattern of rhymes usually found at the ends of lines. The rhyme scheme is identified with letters of the alphabet beginning with the letter a
tone The attitude the writer takes toward the audience, the subject, or a character
poetry convey an idea or feeling through carefully selected words, and phrases, which create images or pictures for the reader.
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