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Elements of Poetry Vocabulary. Created By, Ms. Jennifer Duke. Please write down the following words :. Figurative Language Idiom Metaphor Simile Imagery Exaggeration Free-Verse Allusion Alliteration Lyric Poem Personification Onomatopoeia . Figurative Language.

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Elements of poetry vocabulary

Elements of Poetry Vocabulary

Created By, Ms. Jennifer Duke


Please write down the following words

Please write down the following words:

Figurative Language

Idiom

Metaphor

Simile

Imagery

Exaggeration

Free-Verse

Allusion

Alliteration

Lyric Poem

Personification

Onomatopoeia


Figurative language

Figurative Language

All the tools that a poet uses to create a special effect or feeling.


Idiom

Idiom

A common phrase made up of words that cannot be understood by their literal meaning.

“It’s raining cats and dogs.”


Metaphor

Metaphor

Comparison between two unlike things; not using the words like or as.

“Time is money.”


Simile

Simile

Comparison between two unlike things; using the words like or as.

“The building is as tall as a mountain.”


Imagery

Imagery

Language that uses or appeals to the five senses.


Exaggeration

Exaggeration

Obvious stretching of the truth

“I died of exhaustion.”


Elements of poetry vocabulary

Free-Verse

  • Poetry written without regular rhyme scheme, meter, or form


Elements of poetry vocabulary

Allusion

  • Reference to something with which the reader is likely to be familiar


Elements of poetry vocabulary

Alliteration

  • Repetition of the same consonant sound at the beginnings of several words.

“Peter Piper Picked A Peck Of Pickled Peppers.”


Elements of poetry vocabulary

Lyric Poem

  • A short, musical poem that expresses the poet’s thoughts and emotions.


Elements of poetry vocabulary

Personification

  • Giving human-like characteristics or qualities to non-human things


Elements of poetry vocabulary

Onomatopoeia

  • The formation of a word by the imitation of a sound


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