poetry devices

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poetry devices
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2014-03-13 04:37:29
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  1. when the lines don't rhyme, and instead they capture the natural sound of everyday speech
    free verse
  2. thisĀ is the repetition of a vowel sound inside words in a line of poetry
    assonance
  3. two words that end with similar sound
    rhyme
  4. the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words in a line of poetry
    alliteration
  5. words with opposite meanings
    antonym
  6. a word or phrase that is used multiple times throughout a poem for emphasis
    repetition
  7. this is a comparison of two things saying one thing IS the other thing
    metaphor
  8. imaginative language and phrases not meant to be taken literally
    figurative language
  9. when the poet uses strong descriptions to create a picture in the reader's mind
    imagery
  10. word choice
    diction
  11. when an object, place, or idea is given human characteristics or qualities
    personification
  12. to over-exaggerate about something
    hyperbole
  13. words with similar meanings
    synomym
  14. this is a comparison of two things using the words like or as
    simile
  15. these are sounds words where the word sounds like what It means
    onomatopoeia
  16. like a paragraph in a poem
    stanza

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