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Alliteration
Repetition of initial consonant sounds.
Assonance
Repetition of vowel sounds.
Personification
Giving human qualities to an inanimate object.
Rhyme Scheme
The alpha [letters] representation of the end rhyme of a poem.
End Rhyme
The use of a repeated sound as the last word of a line of poetry.
Simile
Comparison of objects using words "like" or "as"
Metaphor
Comparison saying something "is" something.
Tone
The attitude of the narrator. [Ex. Regretful, angry.]
Theme
The "motif" of the poem - what the poem is implying on a symbolic level.
Setting
The figurative and literal environment in which the contents of a poem take place.
Speaker
The narrator of the poem; can be a figure or part of nature.
Quatrain
Four lines of poetry.
Couplet
Two lines of rhyming poetry [end rhyme].
Stanza
Equivalent to paragraphs only in poetry - breaks of thought - grouping of lines.
Literal Level
Surface level meaning; no/not much symbolism.
Figurative Level
Symbolized level - deeper meaning.