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Poetic License
the design of the poem on the page

the poet may "fudge" the rhyme or meter
Alliteration
repetition of first sound of words
Internal Rhyme
middle of line rhymes with the end of the lin
Hyperbole
extreme exaggeration
Tone
the attitude of the poet towards hes subject
Onomatopeia
words that sound like what they mean
Allusion
a reference to something like the Bible or mythology
Stanza


Sonnet
a paragraph of poetry


a poem of 14 lines in iambic pentameter with a set rhyme scheme
End Rhyme
words at the end of the line that rhyme in a pattern
Couplet
two lines that rhyme in the same meter
Personification
giving human qualities to nonhuman things
Meter
the beat of a line of poetry ie: iambic pentameter
Similes
comparison of two unlike things using as or like
Metaphor
comparison of two things without as or like
Theme
what the poet is trying to tell us