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Use of words resembling the sounds they mean
Onomatopoeia
A sequence of words
Line
Figurative language used to create mental images
Imagery
A contradiction of two words put together
Oxymoron
A repetition of consonant sounds
Alliteration
Feelings or meanings conveyed in a poem
Tone, mood
Poetry without regular patter of meter or rhyme
Free verse
Exaggeration for dramatic effect
Hyperbole
Repetition of same sounds
Rhyme
A comparison where one thing becomes another
Metaphor
A pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in a poem
Rhythm
The measured pattern of rhythmic accents in poems
Meter
A phrase or verse repeated at intervals throughtout a song or poem
Refrain
Comparison using like or as
Simile
A division of a poem similar to a paragraph
Stanza
A reference to a historical or literary event or person
Allusion
The pattern of rhymed words
Rhyme scheme
Giving human behaviors to impersonal objects
Personification
Duplication of sounds at the end of lines of poetry
End rhyme
Comparison where things are explained in other terms
Figure of speech