Poetic Tools

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Last updated: December 2, 2019

Alliteration
The same intial conoant is used in words that are closed together

End Rhyme
A rhyme that occurs in two or more lines at the end of those lines

Free verse
Written without proper rules about form, rhyme, rhythem, meter etc

Imagery
Words and phrases that apeal to one or more of the reader’s senses (touch, taste, smell, sound and sight)

Line Break
The seperation of words or phrases into lines, which gives the poem structure and clasifies relationship

Metaphor
A comparison of 2 things NOT using the words like or as

Onomatopoeia
The use of words whose sounds suggest their meaning

Personification
Giving human like qualities to an animal, object or idea

Refrain
A line or a group of lines repeated in a poem

Repetition
A sound, word, or phrase used more than once. This brings certain ideas, sounds, or feeling to the reader’s attention

Rhyme Scheme
The pattern of rhymes in a poem.

A different letter of the alphabet identifies a new rhyming sound

Simile
A comparison of two things using like or as

Stanza
A group of lines within a poem that shows a shift in ideas (like paragraphs)

Meaning
Expressing feelings and experiences through visualand scensory tools

Music
Expressing Feelings and expierienced through auditory, musical, and rhythmic tools

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