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Stanza

Formal division of lines in a poem

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Free Verse

Poetry not written in a regular rhythmical pattern or meter

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Imagery

Words or phrases that appeal to the senses and/or create a picture in the reader's mind

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Simile

Uses like or as to compare two unlike items

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Metaphor

Something that is described as though it is something else

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Alliteration

Repetition of initial identical consonant sounds or vowel sounds in successive or closely related syllables

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Anaphora

Repetition of the same expression at the beginning of two+ lines

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personification

when a non-human subject is given human characteristics

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symbol

something that is itself and also stands for something else

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Billie Jo Kelby

protagonist; about 13 years old

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Bayard Kelby (Daddy)

Billie Jo's Dad

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Polly Kelby (Ma)

Billie Jo's Mom

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Mr. Noble and Mr. Romney

men who take part in rabbit drives

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Livie Killian

Billie Jo's friend who moved to California

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Arley Wanderdale

teaches music; invited Billie Jo to play music

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Mad Dog Craddock

Billie Jo's musical rival, a singing ploughboy

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Mr. Hardly

runs a general store; not honest about money

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Joe de la Flor

farmer with skinny cows

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Miss Freeland

Billie Jo's teacher

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Vera Wanderdale

Arley's Wife

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Elzire Dione

Mother of the first Quintuplets to live past infancy

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Doc Rice

Doctor- Treated Ma and Billie Jo

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Aunt Ellis

Billie Jo's Dad's sister, lives in Lubbock, Texas

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Franklin

Billie Jo's dead baby brother

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Coach Albright

Basketball Coach

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Haydon P. Nye
Don't do yet

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Pete Guymon
Don't do yet

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Calb Hardly
Don't do yet

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Louise
Don't do yet

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