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the repetition of the same or similar sounds
She sells sea shells by the sea shore.
when words are used to imitate sounds
bang, boom, pow
patern or repetition of similar sounds, especially vowels
Try to light the fire.
repetition of similar consonant sounds
dark deep dread
a rhyme that occurs in the last syllables of verses
Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening
when a word in the middle of a line rhymes with a word at the end
Shelley's "The Cloud"
the pattern of a rhyme (AA,BB...)
Patrachian sonnets follow ABBA, ABBA, CDE, CDE
something being done over and over again
most stanzas in "The Raven" end with more
a group of lines that is repeated throught a poem
in songs the refrain is usually repeated during verses
when two things are compared using like or as
The house was as green as grass.
comparing two things by saying one is like the other
Life is a Journey
giving human like qualities to things or ideas
The candlestick in Beauty and the Beast
adding deliberate exageration for emphasis
Paul Bunyon chopped down a forest with one swing of his ax.
an apparent contridiction that upon closer examination proves to be true
You cannot walk out the door because you must always go halfway.
words that are spoken to a person who is absent or imaginary
"Science, true daughter of old time thou art" ~Poe
where a part is used to designate the whole or vise versa
"All hands on deck."
where one word or phrase is substituted for another with which it is closely associated
The crown of England held great power.
the analysis of a poems meter
arrangement of a line of poetry by the number of syllables and rhythm
a metericasl foot of 2 syllables one unstressed and stressed (short then long)
a metrical foot of 2 syllables one stressed and one unstressed (long and short)
a metrical foot of 3 syllables two short one long
The Cat in the Hat
a metrical foot of 3 syllables one long then 2 short
arrangement of a line of poetry by the number of syllables
Mono, di, tri
division or unit that is repeated in the same form
couplet, tercet, quatrain
couplet, tercet, quatrain, quintet, sestet, septet, octet
2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, lined stanza
Shakespeare sonnets have 3 quatrains and 2 couplets