groupings of lines.
have two lines
have four lines
compares two apparently unlike things without using the words like, as, than, or resembles.
compares two apparently unlike things using connecting words (“like” or “as”).
language that attributes human qualities to non-human things.
the use of a word whose sound imitates its meaning.
descriptive language poets use to create word pictures, or images. Images are enhanced by sensory language.
provides details related to the senses.
the pattern created by the stressed and unstressed syllables.
a controlled pattern of rhythm.
the repetition of identical or similar sounds in stressed syllables.
a pattern of end rhymes.
no set meter or rhyme scheme.
the repetition of the initial consonant sounds of words.
the repetition of vowel sounds in nearby words.
the repetition of consonants within nearby words in which the separating vowels differ.