The subject of a conversation.
Theme
The associations people make with words that go beyond the literal or dictionary definition.
Connotation
The explicit or direct meaning or set of meanings of a word or an expression.
Denotation
the repetition of vowel sounds.
Assonance
The repetition of constant sounds.
Consonance
Comparing two things without using the words like or as.
Metaphor
When human characteristics are given to a non-living object.
Personification
Saying or expressing a sound through words
Onomatopoeia
Comparing two things using the words like or as.
Similie
An extreme exaggeration.
Hyperbole
The repetition of consonant sound at the beginning of a word.
Alliteration
The occurencec of a similar or identical sound at the end of words.
Rhyme
the pattern of end rhyme in a poem is called a__________.
Rhyme Scheme
The use of rhyming words within a line.
internal Rhyme
The use of such words at the end of the lines.
End Rhyme
Poetry that does not contain a regular pattern or rhyme and meter.
Free verse
Tells a story like a short story or a novel.
narrative poem
A short poem in which a poet expresses personal thoughts and feelings.
Lyric Poem
A long serious poetic narrative about a significant event often including a hero.
Epic Poem