Shampoo/Poetry Definitions

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Last updated: December 1, 2019

simile
a comparison of two unlike things using like or as

metaphor
a comparison of two unlike things

onomatopoeia
a “sound” word

alliteration
repetition of the same consonant sound two or more times in a line

hyperbole
an extreme exaggeration

personification
giving human like qualities to non living things

oxymoron
putting two opposite words together to describe something

imagery
pictures created in your head while reading due to detailed description

end rhyme
when words rhyme at the end of the line

exact rhyme
when words rhyme exactly

line
a “sentence” in poetry

stanza
a group of lines

tone
the author creates a feeling through diction (word choice) and descriptions

mood
how the reader feels while reading a story

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