The Sounds of Poetry
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The repetition of beginning consonant sounds in words like dance, dare, and droop
The repetition of vowel sounds in words like rain, makes, pavement, and wavy
The rhyming of words at the ends of two or more lines of poetry
A comparison without using the words like or as. ex: The full moon is a shiny balloon.
The use of words that sound like the noise they name, as in buzz, thump, and snap
A comparison in which something that is not human is described with human qualities. The sunflower smiled at us.
The repeating of a word or phrase to add rhythm or emphasis. ex: The wind hissed, hissed down the alley.
The pattern of sounds and beats that helps poetry flow from one idea to the next.
A comparison using the words like or as. ex: Granny's house looks like a dollhouse.
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