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tells a story
Narrative
two or more lines rhyme at the end
end rhyme
language that appeals to the senses
imagery
similar to the beat of music
Lyric
four lines with any rhyme scheme or meter
Quatrain
expresses emotions
Lyric
two words have the same sound
Rhyme
grouped together into stanzas
Form
the pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables
Meter
no regular meter and no rhyme
Free verse
two lines with identical rhyme
Rhymed couplet
rhyme within a line
Internal rhyme
contains rhyme and usually a regular meter
Rhymed verse
the pattern in which the rhyme occurs at the end of each line
End rhyme
comparison using like or as
Simile
saying less than is true
Understatement
using contrasts
Antithesis or paradox
words that sound like the noise it makes
Onomatopoeia
used to represent something else
Symbolism
two or more words within a line have the same vowel sound
Assonance
comparison not using like or as
Metaphor
saying the opposite of what is true or expected
Irony
saying more than is true
Hyperbole
two or more words within a line have the same consonant sound
Alliteration
giving human qualities to nonhuman things
Personification
speaking to something nonhuman, dead or not there
Apostrophe
“It was the best of times; it was the worst of times”
Antithesis or paradox
“my body was the house”
Metaphor
“tossing their heads in a sprightly dance”
Personification
“wizened warder”
Alliteration
“I wondered lonely as a cloud”
Simile
the “inn” representing Heaven
Symbolism
“moon, shoon”
Assonance
Pow!
Onomatopoeia
She cried a river of tears
Hyperbole
25°F means it is only a little chilly outside
Understatement
moonlight causes objects to change color
Silver
the betrayal of one caused the downfall of many
The Castle
questions and answers about the afterlife
Uphill
a pitcher shows his confidence in himself
To Satch
a lonely man is happy when he sees daffodils
I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud
a sports hero lets down his fans
Casey at the Bat
the moon is compared to a wild animal
Moon Tiger
a father mourns the loss of his child
Empty House