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the rhymes within lines
internal rhyme
the use of a word whose sound imitates or suggests its meaning
onomatopoeia
the repetition of the same or very similar consonant sounds at the beginning of words that are close together
alliteration
the pattern of rhyming sounds at the ends of lines in a poem
rhyme scheme
carries the comparison of two things through an entire work
extended metaphor
two or more words that repeat the same sounds
rhyme
a word or phrase that describes one thing in terms of something else and not literally true
figure of speech
a special kind of metaphor in which a nonhuman thing is described as if it had human abilities and reactions
personification
in a poem, a group of lines that form a unit
stanza
a comparison between unlike things using words such as like, as, than, or resembles
simile
the rhymes at the ends of lines
end rhyme
an exaggeration or overstatement
hyperbole
a comparison of two seemingly unlike things without using like or as in which one thing is described as becoming another
metaphor