Repetition of initial consonant sounds
A form of language use in which writers and speakers convey something other than the literal meaning of their words.
3 unrhymed lines (5, 7, 5) usually focusing on nature
A humorous five line poem in which lines 1, 2 and 5 rhyme and lines 3 and 4 rhyme.
A comparison of two unlike things without using the words “like” or “as”.
A word that sounds like what it means
giving human feeling/action to a nonhuman object
A kind of rhythmic, compressed language that uses figures of speech and imagery designed to appeal to our emotions and imagination.
Any writing that is not poetry
the ordered pattern of rhymes at the ends of the lines of a poem or verse.
comparisons that use “like” or “as”
14 line rhyming poem
A unit of speech heard as a single sound; one “beat” of a word or phrase.
A line of poetry