Glossary

- Metaphors a figure of speech or phrase

- Personification a human characteristic to a non living object
- Similies a comparison of one thing to another that is completely different
- Alliteration the same letter or sound at a adjacent
- Repetition repeating a word or phrase
- Assonance the repetition of a sound of a vowel like a echo
- Consonance agreement between actions and opinions
- Onomatopoeia a word of sound
- Rhyme two words that corresponds with each other
- Rhythm repeated pattern of sound

- Lines words in a line
- Stanzas a group of lines that makes a verse
- Meter a poems rhythm structure
- Rhyme Scheme is a pattern of rhyme between lines

- Lyric Poetry expresses emotional and personal feelings
- Sonnets having fourteen lines and ten syllables
- Odes address to a particular subject
- Elegies serious reflection
- Narrative Poetry tells a story
- Epics ancient tradition oral poems
- Ballads narrating a story in short stanzas
- Free Verse Poetry no pattern but has a regular speech pattern
- Limericks short, humorous, and nonsense
- Concrete Poem graphic shape or pattern
- Haikus a Japanese poem of 17 syllables three lines 5, 7, 5