A group of lines in a poem
stanza
poets use these to convey a meaning beyond the ordinary meaning
figurativelanguage
the way poems are written and may or many not be sentences
lines
words or phrases that appeal to the five senses
imagery
comparison that does not use like or as
metaphor
describes an animal or object with human qualitites
personification
comparison using like or as
simile
the narrator of the poem
speaker
poets use this to reinforce a poem's meaning and mood
rhythm
use of rhyming words within a single line of poetry
internalrhyme
repeating of words, phrases or lines in a poem
repifition
the use of words whose sounds suggest their meaning
onomatopoeia
use of rhymes at the end of the lines
endrhyme
the pattern created by stressed and unstressed syllales in a line of poetry
meter
repeition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words
alliteration
the pattern the end rhyme creates
rhymescheme
repetition of sounds at the end of the words
rhyme
how the writing makes the reader feel
mood
exaggeration
hyperbole
a phrase or expression that is overused
cliche
a word or phrase that means something other than what is actually being said
idiom
a play on a words double meaning or pronunciation
pun
reference to another person, place, event, literary work, etc.
allusion
a comparison between two things, typically on the basis of their structure and for the purpose of explanantion or clarification
analogy
arrangement and relaionship of the parts of a piece of writing
structure

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