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Hyperbole

poetry

hard rhyme 

Personification

Assonance or Rhyme Scheme

Free Verse is when the verses do not rhyme

simile

metaphor

stanza

Onomatopoeia or rhyme or rhythm

sound devices

ABAB

Metaphor

internal rhyme 

Assonance

Rhyme or assonance

Both are figurative language. Both are poetic devices. Both are used to compare unlike objects. Simile uses "like" or "as" in the comparison

metaphor

Alliteration is the repetition of the same sound at the beginning of words in a verse of poetry

Alliteration

Consonance and rhyme

Imagery (or Sensory Language)

hyperbole

figurative language

Imagery (sensory language)

Sarah sang softly.

The smaller unit within a poem, like a verse in a song or a paragraph in prose.

His heart was a drum in his chest.

I see three bees in the trees.

"Hold fast to dreams,

for if dreams die,

Life is a broken-winged bird

that cannot fly"

 

-Langston Hughes

What is the difference between a simile and a metaphor?

Uses figurative language and/ or sound devices

What poetic device is being used in this stanza by Sarah Kay? And I’m going to paint the solar systems on the backs of her hands, so she has to learn the entire universe before she can say, “Oh, I know that like the back of my hand.” And she’s going to learn that this life will hit you, hard, in the face, wait for you to get back up just so it can kick you in the stomach. But getting the wind knocked out of you is the only way to remind your lungs how much they like the taste of air."

an extreme exaggeration

The sound of the wind in my ears and the heat of the sun on my face.

What is the definition of alliteration?

Ice and fire fly high

inside my mind

Sometimes she sits

inside the insult's grip

What sound device is being used in the following stanza?

"I am the result of the Beauty of being free

When you look at me

I need you to see

That we

She ran like the wind.

The shadows held their breath as the moon crept past.

What example of figurative language is being used in the following stanza?

 

 

Well, son, I'll tell you:

Life for me ain't been no crystal stair.

It's had tacks in it,

And splinters,

And boards torn up,

And places with no carpet on the floor— Bare.

writing that appeals to the senses, figures of speech not to be taken literally

One syllable words that rhyme 

tools poets use to add meaning or emphasis to their writing through the use of sound

What is the definition of Free Verse?

What sound device is being used in this stanza?

 

"I watch that fellow wearing faded yellow."

I have told you a million times to take out the garbage.

What is the Rhyme Scheme for the following stanza?

 

 

The hand that held my wrist

Was battered on one knuckle;

At every step you missed

My right ear scraped a buckle.

Tick Tock goes the clock.


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What is the difference between a simile and a metaphor?

Both are figurative language. Both are poetic devices. Both are used to compare unlike objects. Simile uses "like" or "as" in the comparison

One syllable words that rhyme 

hard rhyme 

What poetic device is being used in this stanza by Sarah Kay? And I’m going to paint the solar systems on the backs of her hands, so she has to learn the entire universe before she can say, “Oh, I know that like the back of my hand.” And she’s going to learn that this life will hit you, hard, in the face, wait for you to get back up just so it can kick you in the stomach. But getting the wind knocked out of you is the only way to remind your lungs how much they like the taste of air."Imagery (or Sensory Language)

"Hold fast to dreams,

for if dreams die,

Life is a broken-winged bird

that cannot fly"

 

-Langston Hughes

metaphor

What example of figurative language is being used in the following stanza?

 

 

Well, son, I'll tell you:

Life for me ain't been no crystal stair.

It's had tacks in it,

And splinters,

And boards torn up,

And places with no carpet on the floor— Bare.

Metaphor

What is the definition of alliteration?

Alliteration is the repetition of the same sound at the beginning of words in a verse of poetry

What is the definition of Free Verse?

Free Verse is when the verses do not rhyme

What is the Rhyme Scheme for the following stanza?

 

 

The hand that held my wrist

Was battered on one knuckle;

At every step you missed

My right ear scraped a buckle.

ABAB

What sound device is being used in the following stanza?

"I am the result of the Beauty of being free

When you look at me

I need you to see

That we

Assonance or Rhyme Scheme

What sound device is being used in this stanza?

 

"I watch that fellow wearing faded yellow."

internal rhyme 

Uses figurative language and/ or sound devices

poetry

The smaller unit within a poem, like a verse in a song or a paragraph in prose.

stanza

an extreme exaggeration

hyperbole

writing that appeals to the senses, figures of speech not to be taken literally

figurative language

tools poets use to add meaning or emphasis to their writing through the use of sound

sound devices

She ran like the wind.

simile

His heart was a drum in his chest.

metaphor

The sound of the wind in my ears and the heat of the sun on my face.

Imagery (sensory language)

I have told you a million times to take out the garbage.

Hyperbole

The shadows held their breath as the moon crept past.

Personification

Sarah sang softly.

Alliteration

I see three bees in the trees.

Rhyme or assonance

Tick Tock goes the clock.

Onomatopoeia or rhyme or rhythm

Ice and fire fly high

inside my mind

Assonance

Sometimes she sits

inside the insult's grip

Consonance and rhyme