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alliteration
-repitition of initial consonant sounds.
allusion
-reference to a well known person,place, event, literary work, or work of art.
ballad
-a songlike poem that tells a story
concrete poem
-a poem with a shape that suggests its subject.
connotation
-the set of ideas associated with a word's meaning.
denotation
-a word's dictionary meaning.
elegy
-a solemn and formal lyric poem about death.
epic poem
-a long narrative poem about the adventures of gods or a hero.
free verse
-a poem that does not have regular rythem.
Haiku
-a three-line Japenese verse form.
image
-words or phrases that appeal to one or more of the senses.
limerick
-a humorous, rhyming, five-line poem with specific meter and rhyme scheme.
lyric poem
-a highly musical verse that expresses a single, unified impression.
metaphor
-a figure of speech in which something is described as though it were something else.
meter
-rythmical pattern.