A type of literature/writing that expresses ideas, feelings, or tells a story
A group of words that are together on one line of the poem.
A group of lines that are arranged together.
2 line stanza
3 line stanza
4 line stanza
5 line stanza
6 line stanza
Words that sound alike. Words that have the same ending sounds.
A specific rhyming pattern.
AA BB AA
An example of a Rhyme Scheme
The repetition of the initial consonants of words.
A writer’s use of exaggeration for emphasis.
A descriptive expression that means something different than the combination of the words that make it up.
Language that appeals to the readers 5 senses – sight, hearing, smell, taste, and touch
Comparing two unlike objects.
Comparing two unlike objects using the words like or as.
The use of words to imitate sounds.
Giving human qualities to animals or objects.
A creative way of writing that enhances a written piece.