Metaphors - Describe one thing as if it were something else.
Personification - Gives human qualities to something that is not human.
Similes - Use like or as to compare two seemingly unlike things.
Symbol - Anything that represents something else.
Alliteration - The repetition of constant sounds in the beginning of words.
Repetition - The use of any element of language.
Assonance - The repetition of vowel sounds followed by different consonants in stressed syllables.
Consonance - The repetition of similar constant sounds at the ends of accented syllables.
Onomatopoeia - The use of words that imitate sounds.
Rhyme - The repetition of sounds at the ends of words.
Meter - The rhythmical pattern in a poem.
Narrative - Tells a story in verse.
Haiku - Is a three-line Japanese verse form.
Free Verse - Defined by its lack of strict structure.
Lyric - Expresses the thoughts and feelings of a single speaker.
Ballads - Songlike poems that tell stories.
Concrete - Shaped to look like their subjects.
Limericks - Humorous, rhyming, five-line poems with a specific rythem pattern and rhyme scheme.
Elegy- a mournful and sad poem
Rural- living in the country
Bureau- A division of a government department
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Sonneteers- a name for people who right sonnet poems