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Poetry Terms and Examples

It is terms used in the Literature Book.

Similiea comparison using like or as.
Metaphora comparison where the one thing is another.
Personificationgiving human or living qualities to something non-human.
Imagea word picture or mental picture of something not present or real.
Sensory Languageappeals to 5 senses: hearing, smelling, touching, tasting, seeing.
Allusionreference or mention of a person or thing with which the reader is presumed to be familiar.
Hyperboleextreme exaggeration.
Repetitionrepeats the same line or phrases, which are either in close proximity or at the end of each stanza.
Alliterationusing the same sound to begin a series of words.

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