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Alliteration
Alliteration
The occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words.
Rhyme Scheme
Rhyme Scheme
The ordered pattern of rhymes
Irony
Irony
The expression of one's meaning by using language that normally signifies the opposite, typically for humorous or emphatic effect.
Metaphor
Metaphor
A thing regarded as representative or symbolic of something else, esp. something abstract. Or its a figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an object or action to which it is not literally applicable.
Internal Rhyme
Internal Rhyme
A rhyme involving a word in the middle of a line and another at the end of the line or in the middle of the next.
Meter
Meter
In poetry, the meter (or metre) is the basic rhythmic structure of a verse or lines in verse.
Imagery
Imagery
Visually descriptive or figurative language, esp. in a literary work.
Simile
Simile
A figure of speech involving the comparison of one thing with another thing of a different kind, (e.g., as brave as a lion).
poetic stanza
poetic stanza
One of the divisions of a poem, composed of two or more lines usually characterized by a common pattern of meter, rhyme, and number of lines.
slant rhyme
slant rhyme
is consonance on the final letters of the words involved/
Allusion
Allusion
An allusion is a figure of speech that makes a reference to, or a representation of, people, places, events, literary work, myths, or works of art, either directly or by implication.
Sight Rhyme
Sight Rhyme
An eye rhyme, also called a visual rhyme or a sight rhyme, is a rhyme in which two words are spelled similarly but pronounced differently and have come into general use through "poetic license" also known as artistic license.
Symbolism
Symbolism
The use of symbols to represent ideas or qualities.
Allegory
Allegory
A story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning, typically a moral or political one.
Hyperbole
Hyperbole
Exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken literally.