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Noun

Person place thing animal or idea

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Adjective

Modifies a noun or pronoun

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Verb

Expresses actions evens and states of being

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Adverb

Modifies a verb adjective or adverb

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Conjunction

Links words phrases and clauses

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Prepositions

Links nouns and pronouns to other words in a sentence

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Interjection

Words used to convey emotion

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Pronoun

A word that takes the place of a noun or another pronoun

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Metaphor

Direct comparison of unlike things

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Simile

A comparison of unlike things using like or as

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Pun

Play on words

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Personification

Is giving human characteristics to non human things

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Alliteration

The repetition of initial consonant sounds

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Assonance

The repetition of vowel sounds with in words

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Sonnet

Fourteen line lyric poem

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Stanza

The formal division of lines in a poem

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Imagery

a word or phrase that appeals to one or more of the five senses

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For, and, nor, but, or, yet, and so

Coordinating conjunctions

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Am, are, is, was, were

“To be” verbs

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Who, whose, whom, Which, that

Relative pronouns