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Imagery
Language to create a visual picture, especially those that appeal to the senses.
Alliteration
Repetition of inital consonant sounds.
Personification
f.o.s. that gives human characteristics to anything non-human or inanimate.
Simile
f.o.s. that compares two unlike things by using words such as "like" or "as".
Metaphor
f.o.s. that compares two unlike things ---- usually uses "is" or "was".
Onomatopoeia
The use of words that imitate sound.
Allusion
An indirect reference to a person, event, statement, or theme found in literature, the other arts, history, mythology, religion, or popular culture.
Assonance
Repetition of vowel sounds.
Rhyme
Repetition of sounds.
Consonance
Repetition of middle/end consonant sounds.
Tone
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Quatrain
Alternating lines of poetry that rhyme.
Couplet
2 consecutive lines of poetry rhyme.