Poetry Sound Devices

By Addie and Scarlett

Paraphrase: This person has many friends but he hasn't met one of them because they live in different countries, but he/she met them on the internet.

Rhymes: "true, too; known, alone; little, middle; Nepal, all; met, internet"

Other Sound Devices: rhythm, aliteration

Paraphrase: Jack is a boy who is trying to jump over a candlestick fast, so he doesn't get burned.

Rhythm: "Jack be nimble, Jack be quick, Jack jump over the candlestick."

Other Sound Devices: rhyme, alliteration

Paraphrase: This person's mom always told them that you can't cry over stupid things. She also said life isn't always easy. This person's mom saved idioms to tell her life lessons.

Idiom: "You can't cry over spilled milk!" "Life's not a piece of cake!" "That's the way it goes, that's the way the cookie crumbles"

Other Sound Devices: alliteration

Paraphrase: Elsa has icy powers and was never able to let them show for fear of hurting someone. Now that she is exposed, she can let it go. She is never going back to Arendelle.

Simile: "The wind is howling like this swirling storm inside; And one thought crystallizes like an icy blast"

Other Sound Devices: rhyme, alliteration, repetition

Paraphrase: Young Anna wants to build a snowman with her sister, Elsa, who doesn't want to, in fear of hurting Anna. Anna gets bored being cooped up inside the castle without anyone to play with (she talks to pictures on walls). At the end of the song, Anna and Elsa's parents die, and Elsa still won't come out.

Onomatopoeia: "Tic-tock, tic-tock, tic-tock, tic-tock, tic-tock"

Other Sound Devices: repetition, alliteration

Paraphrase: Olaf (the best snowman ever) wants to see what summer would look like. He describes what it will look like to Kristoff, Anna, and Sven (the reindeer) throughout the whole song. He doesn't know that he will melt in the summer and he is just so excited the whole song.

Repetition: "In summer" five times.

Other Sound Devices: onomatopoeia, alliteration, personification, rhyme

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