nouna figure of speech involving the comparison of one thing with another thing of a different kind, used to make a description more emphatic or vivid (e.g., as brave as a lion, crazy like a fox ).the use of simile.
a figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an object or action to which it is not literally applicable.””I had fallen through a trapdoor of depression,” said Mark, who was fond of theatrical metaphors”synonyms: figure of speech, image, trope, analogy, comparison, symbol, word painting/picture”the profusion of metaphors in her everyday speech has gotten pretty tiresome”
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the attribution of a personal nature or human characteristics to something nonhuman, or the representation of an abstract quality in human form.a figure intended to represent an abstract quality.
plural noun: personifications”the design on the franc shows Marianne, the personification of the French republic”
nounexaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken literally.synonyms: exaggeration, overstatement, magnification, embroidery, embellishment, excess, overkill, rhetoric; Moreantonyms: understatement
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words.
When you allude to something else
The word of a sound. Ex: moo
Form of poetry that tells a story
Emotional or song like poetry, dramatic.
14 lines, 10 syllables per line, any rhyme scheme.
17 syllables, 3 lines of 5,7,5 syllables.
Poem that does not rhyme or have any structure.
A “pharagraph” of peoms
Written in iambic pentameter, but doesn’t rhyme.
a poem or song narrating a story in short stanzas. Traditional ballads are typically of unknown authorship, having been passed on orally from one generation to the next as part of the folk culture.synonyms: song, folk song, chantey, ditty, canzone; Morea slow sentimental or romantic song.
the expression of one’s meaning by using language that normally signifies the opposite, typically for humorous or emphatic effect.
The speed at which a poem is spoken.
a sonnet consisting of three quatrains and a couplet with a rhyme scheme of abab cdcd efef gg —called also Shakespearean sonnet.
a sonnet consisting of an octave rhyming abba abba and a sestet rhyming in any of various patterns (as cde cde or cdc dcd) —called also Petrarchan sonnet.
a line of verse with five metrical feet, each consisting of one short (or unstressed) syllable followed by one long (or stressed) syllable, for example Two households, both alike in dignity.