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a comparison between two dissimilar things, without using like or as.
metaphor
an organized rhythmic pattern created by the repetition of the same foot, or group of stressed and unstressed syllables, throughout a poem.
meter
a poem that tells a story, whether bried as the ballad or as lengthy as an epic.
narrative poem
the situation that is happening currently in a piece of literature.
occasion
a lyric poem which is lofty and dignified in suject matter and style.
ode
the use of words whose sounds imitate natural sounds
onomatopoeia
a figure of speech that puts together two opposing or contradictory ideas
oxymoron
a figure of speech in which animals, inanimate objects, or ideas are given human qualities
personification
repeating of a word, sound, phrase, or idea in a poem
repetition
the repetition of two or more words reasonably close to each other in which the last vowel sound and the last consonant sound are the same
rhyme
the pattern in which end rhyme occcurs throughout the stanza or an entire poem
rhyme scheme
in poetry, the reccurrence or repetition of dressed and unstressed syllables in a regular pattern that it can be measured in feet, it is called meter
rhythm
a figure of speech in which two unlike things are compared using like or as
simile
a lyric poem of fourteen lines usually written in rhymed iambic pentameter (two types are Shakespearian and Petrarchan)
sonnet
a group of lines in a poem, considered as a unit
stanza
in a poem, usually a figure of speech in which an object, person, place, event, or quality is chosen to stand for something other than itself
symbol
the attitude an writer takes toward the reader, a subject, or a character. It is conveyed through the writer's choice of words and details.
tone