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Personification
Giving an inanimate object human feelings, qualities, or aspects.
Assonance
Repetition of the initial vowel sounds.
Hyperbole
An exageration.
Rhyme Scheme
The arrangement of rhymes in a poem or stanza.
Oxymoron
Contradictory terms being combined.
End rhyme
Rhymed on the terminal syllables of the verse/stanza.
Imagery
The use of vivid or figurative language to represent objects, events, etc.
Pun
A humorous play on words.
Simile
Two unlike things being compared using "like" or "as".
Consonance
The repetition of any consonant sound other than tthe initial.
Internal Rhyme
Rhyme that occurs within the line of a verse.
Onomatopoeia
Words that imitate the sounds associated with them.
Speaker
The person who narrates the poem.
Figurative Language
Writing that departs form literal meaning.
Metaphor
When a word that ordinarily designates one thing is used to designate another.
Alliteration
The repetition of the initial consonant sound.
Couplet
Two lines in succession that rhyme.
Sestet
A group consisting of a couplet following a quatrain.
Stanza
A division of a poem.
Tercet
A group of 3 lines of verse, usually rhyming.