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.
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
language that appeals to the senses;
descriptions of people or objects stated in terms of our senses
a comparison between
two unlike things
using the words
"like" or "as"
I am hungry as a horse.
You run like a rabbit.
She is happy as a clam.
He is sneaky as a snake.
an implied comparison between two
relatively unlike things using a form of
the verb “to be” (not using “like” or “as”)
The girl was a fish in the water.
The clown was a feather floating away.
giving the qualities of a person
to an animal,
an object, or an idea
The flowers danced in the wind.
The friendly gates welcomed us.
The Earth coughed and choked in all of the pollution.
repeated consonant sounds
occurring at the beginning
of words or within words
Stan the strong surfer saved several swimmers on Saturday.
Tiny Tommy Thomson takes toy trucks to Timmy’s on Tuesday.
the use of words that
Swish swish swish
Chug chug chug!!
Glippp Gluppp Gluppp
statement used to
She soared through the sky a million or more miles.
It rained cats and dogs!
the organization of words in a poem; the way the poem and its words look on a page
group of words in a poem
(kind of like a poem paragraph)