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Alliteration
repeated consonant sounds at the beginnings of words
Allusion
reference to anothers work in past history
Dialogue
conversation between characters
Flashback
event happening before the action of the story
Free Verse
a type of verse with no regular meter or rhyme
Imagery
language appealing to the senses, enhances description
Irony
words express the opposite of what is true
Lyric Poetry
the type of poetry expresses feelings
Metaphor
a comparison without using like or as
Meter
regular pattern of syllables
Mood
atmosphere created with imagery
Narrative Poetry
a type of poetry that tells a story
Onomatopoeia
words that imitate their meaning
Personification
human qualities attached to object, animals, or ideas
rhyme
repeated sounds at the ends of lines
rhythm
the beat of the poem
simile
comparison using like or as
stanza
a poems "paragraph"
symbolism
an object, character, or setting representing something else
tone
narrator/author's attitude toward elements of the story