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Poetic Devices. Devices, Definitions, and Examples. Rhyming. Definition : One or two or more words corresponding in sound . Examples:. Metaphors. Definition :

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poetic devices

Poetic Devices

Devices, Definitions, and Examples

rhyming
Rhyming
  • Definition:
  • One or two or more words corresponding in sound
  • Examples:
metaphors
Metaphors
  • Definition:
  • A figure of speech in which a word or phrase suggests an object or idea in place of another (the purpose is to suggest a likeness between them. Sometimes it is obvious; sometimes it requires more though.)
  • Examples:
similes
Similes
  • Definitions:
  • A figure of speech that compares two unlike things; introduced with the words “like” or “as”
  • Examples:
alliteration
Alliteration
  • Definitions:
  • A repetition of initial consonant sounds in two or more neighbouring words or syllables
  • Examples:
imagery
Imagery
  • Definitions:
  • Figurative language that is used to allow readers to imagine (create mind images) what is taking place / being told
  • Examples:
  • Sight:
  • Sound:
  • Touch:
  • Smell:
  • Taste:
personification
Personification
  • Definition:
  • Giving human characteristics to non-human things
  • Examples:
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