6th Grade Vocabulary Lesson 14 Poetry Content Words

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Last updated: December 10, 2019

rhyme
a word that has the same ending sound as another word

meter
arrangement of beats in a line of poetry

simile
uses the words like or as to compare two unlike things

couplet
two lines of poetry that usually rhyme

personification
a human characteristic is given to something that is not human

haiku
three-line poem in which there are five, seven, and five syllables per line

metaphor
a comparison of two unlike things

alliteration
repetition of the first sound of several words in a poem

onomatopoeia
a word imitates the sound of something

sonnet
a poem with 14 lines written in a certain meter and with a special rhyme scheme

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