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ALLITERATION
THE RHYME OF THE INITIAL (FIRST) SOUNDS IN WORDS
ALLUSION
A REFERENCE TO PERSONS, PLACES, BOOKS, MYTHS, ETC., WHICH THE READER IS SUPPOSED TO RECOGNIZE
ASSONANCE
THE REPETITION OF SIMILAR VOWEL SOUNDS
CONSONANCE
THE REPETITION OF CONSONANT SOUNDS IN A LINE OR LINES
COUPLET
TWO LINES OF VERSE THAT RHYME
CONNOTATION
THE FEELINGS OR IDEAS THAT ARE SUGGESTED OR ASSOCIATED WITH A WORD OR EXPRESSION
DENOTATION
THE LITERAL OR DICTIONARY MEANING OF A WORD
FOOT
THE REPEATED ACCENT PATTERN IN A LINE OF POETRY
HYPERBOLE
A FIGURE OF SPEECH THAT IS AN EXTREME EXAGGERATION
IMAGERY
THE USE OF ANY WORD, OR GROUP OF WORDS, THAT APPEALS TO THE SENSES AND CREATES PICTURES IN THE MIND
METAPHOR
A COMPARISON WITHOUT USING THE WORDS "LIKE" OR "AS"
METER
THE RHYTHM OF A LINE OF POETRY CREATED BY THE REGULAR REPETITION OF SIMILAR ACCENT PATTERNS
MOOD
THE FEELING CREATED BY A POEM, STORY, OR PLAY
ONOMATOPOEIA
A WORD OR PHRASE THAT IMITATES THE SOUND OF THE THING IT DESCRIBES
PERSONIFICATION
GIVING INANIMATE OBJECTS HUMAN CHARACTERISTICS
RHYME
THE SIMILARITY OF SOUNDS OR SYLLABLES OF WORDS
RHYME SCHEME
THE PATTERN OF RHYMES IN A STANZA
RUN-ON-LINE
A LINE OF POETRY REQUIRING NO PAUSE AT THE END FOR MEANING
SIMILE
A COMPARISON USING THE WORDS "LIKE" OR "AS"
SYMBOL
A CONCRETE OBJECT THAT HAS ITS OWN MEANING BUT IS ALSO USED TO STAND FOR SOMETHING ELSE