Glossary

- Metaphors a figure of speech in which a term or phrase is applied to something to which it is not literally
- Personification the attribution of human nature or character to animals,
-simile a figure of speech in which two unlike things are explicitly compared
- Alliteration the commencement of two or more stressed syllables of a word group either with the same consonant sound or sound group
- Repetition the act of repeating; repeated action, performance, production, or presentation
- Assonance resemblance of sounds.
- Consonance accord or agreement.
- Onomatopoeia imitation of a sound made by or associated with its referent.
- Rhyme identity in sound of some part, especially the end, of words
- Rhythm movement or procedure with uniform or patterned recurrence of a beat, accent, or the like

- Lines a mark or stroke long in proportion to its breadth
- Stanzas an arrangement of a certain number of lines, usually four or more, sometimes having a fixed length, meter, or rhyme scheme, forming a division of a poem.
- Meter the fundamental unit of length in the metric system,
- Rhyme Scheme the pattern of rhymes used in a poem,

- Lyric Poetry a type of emotional songlike poetry, distinguished from dramatic and narrative poetry
- Sonnets a poem, properly expressive of a single, complete thought, idea, or sentiment,
- Odes a lyric poem typically of elaborate or irregular metrical form and expressive of exalted or enthusiastic emotion.
- Elegies a mournful, melancholy, or plaintive poem, especially a funeral song or a lament for the dead.
- Narrative Poetry a poem that is talking about the person
- Epics noting or pertaining to a long poetic composition
- Ballads any light, simple song, especially one of sentimental or romantic character, having two or more stanzas all sung to the same melody.
- Free Verse Poetry Blank verse is a literary device defined as unrhyming verse written in iambic pentameter.

- Limericks a kind of humorous verse of five lines,
- Concrete Poem a poem whose meaning is conveyed through its graphic shape or pattern on the printed

- Haikus a major form of Japanese verse, written in 17 syllables divided into 3 lines of 5, 7, and 5