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When two or more words start with the same letter sound in a line.

Alliteration

2

When a word or phrase is repeated in a poem.

Repetition

3

When two or more words use the same vowel sound, but do not rhyme.

Assonance

4

When two or more words use the same consonant sounds. ( NON VOWEL SOUNDS), often at the end of words, and the words do not rhyme.

Consonance

5

The pattern of rhyming in a poem based on the last word in each line and labeled with letters for each rhyming sound.

Rhyme Scheme

6

A poem which doesn't follow any rules but focuses more on describing a scene or idea.

Free verse

7

A poem that tells a story.

Narrative

8

A three line nature poem with a 5-7-5 syllable pattern. Doesn't rhyme.

Haiku

9

The way a poem is laid out on the page.

Form/ Structure

10

Comparing things using like or as.

Simile

11

Comparing things without using like or as.

Metaphor

12

Giving non human things qualities.

Personification

13

An EXTREME exaggeration.

Hyperbole

14

A reference to a famous book, film or poem.

Allusion

15

Using descriptive words and phrases to create a picture in the readers mind.

Imagery

16

The feeling of a word despite its definition.

Connotation

17

The definition of a word

Denotation

18

Choosing a word carefully to fit thee mood or structure of a poem.

Word choice.