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simile. stanza. Poetry Terms. personification. imagery. hyperbole. metaphor. alliteration. form. onomatopoeia. Figurative Language:. any language that goes beyond the literal meaning of words in order to furnish new effects or fresh insights into an idea or a subject. Imagery.

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Poetry terms

simile

stanza

Poetry Terms

personification

imagery

hyperbole

metaphor

alliteration

form

onomatopoeia


Poetry terms

Figurative Language:

any language that goes beyond the literal meaning of words in order to furnish new effects or fresh insights into an idea or a subject


Poetry terms

Imagery

language that appeals to the senses;

descriptions of people or objects stated in terms of our senses


Poetry terms

Simile:

a comparison between

two unlike things

using the words

"like" or "as"


Poetry terms

I am hungry as a horse.

You run like a rabbit.

She is happy as a clam.

He is sneaky as a snake.


Poetry terms

Metaphor:

an implied comparison between two

relatively unlike things using a form of

the verb “to be” (not using “like” or “as”)


Poetry terms

The girl was a fish in the water.

The clown was a feather floating away.


Poetry terms

Personification:

giving the qualities of a person

to an animal,

an object, or an idea


Poetry terms

The flowers danced in the wind.

The friendly gates welcomed us.

The Earth coughed and choked in all of the pollution.


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Alliteration:

repeated consonant sounds

occurring at the beginning

of words or within words


Poetry terms

Stan the strong surfer saved several swimmers on Saturday.

Tiny Tommy Thomson takes toy trucks to Timmy’s on Tuesday.


Poetry terms

Onomatopoeia:

the use of words that

mimic sounds


Poetry terms

Yeeeeee Ahhhhhhhh

Swish swish swish

Chug chug chug!!

Glippp Gluppp Gluppp


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Hyperbole:

an exaggerated

statement used to

heighten effect


Poetry terms

She soared through the sky a million or more miles.

It rained cats and dogs!


Poetry terms

FORM

the organization of words in a poem; the way the poem and its words look on a page


Poetry terms

STANZA:

group of words in a poem

(kind of like a poem paragraph)


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