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Poetic Devices. Poetic Devices. Poetic devices, techniques, gimmicks - whatever you want to call them, there are "tricks" that make poems "work." You see and hear poetic devices everyday – in poems, prose, song lyrics, and advertisements. A lliteration.

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Poetic Devices
  • Poetic devices, techniques, gimmicks - whatever you want to call them, there are "tricks" that make poems "work."
  • You see and hear poetic devices everyday – in poems, prose, song lyrics, and advertisements.
a lliteration
Alliteration
  • The repetition of the initial consonant sounds.
  • Example:
    • terrible truths and lullaby lies
i magery
Imagery
  • Language that evokes sensory images.
  • Examples:
    • drip of ruby teardrops (aural/sound)
    • to wake up where the green grass grows(visual/sight)
    • lips like cool sweet tea (oral/taste)
    • streaming through a velvet sky (tactile/touch)
    • the stench of the underworld (olfactory/smell)
metaphor
Metaphor
  • A comparison of unlike things (made without using like or as).
  • Example:
    • I am the "Lone Star"
onomatopoeia
Onomatopoeia
  • A word that imitates the sound it represents.
  • Examples:
    • The fly buzzed past
    • He clattered and clanged as he washed the dishes.
personification
Personification
  • Giving human qualities or characteristics to animals or objects.
  • Examples:
    • The tree groaned.
    • The wind whispered.
repetition
Repetition
  • Repeating of words, phrases, lines, sounds, or stanzas.
  • Example:
    • Because I do not hope to turn againBecause I do not hopeBecause I do not hope to turn....
rhyme
Rhyme
  • a pattern of words that contains similar sounds at the end of the line
  • Example:
    • life for meis wild and free
simile
Simile
  • A comparison using like or as.
  • Example:
    • notes dance across the page like stars twinkle in the night sky
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r hyme scheme
Rhyme scheme
  • A rhyme scheme is the pattern of rhyming lines in a poem or in lyrics for music.
  • It is usually referred to by using letters to indicate which lines rhyme.
  • Example:

Bid me to weep, and I will weep, A

While I have eyes to see; B

And having none, yet I will keep A

A heart to weep for thee. B

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p oint of view
Point of view
  • The author's point-of-view concentrates on the speaker, or "teller", of the story or poem.
  • 1st person: the speaker is a character in the story or poem and tells it from his/her perspective (uses "I")
  • Example:
    • Then, turning to my love, I said, `The dead are dancing with the dead, The dust is whirling with the dust.'
p oint of view con t
Point of view (con’t)
  • 3rd person: the speaker is not part of the story, but tells about the other characters.
  • Example:
    • His story is old, His heart is young, He the strong, noble one.