english poetic devises

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alliteration
the repetition of consonant sound, ussally at the beginning of words- e.g the rain in spain falls mainly on the plain
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ballad
a poem that tells a story, similar to a folk tale, and often rhyme and often has a refrain
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couplet
a pair of lines that are the same length, usually rhyme and form a complete thought
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hyperbole
deliberate exaggeration used for emphasis- e.g tons of money
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imagery
the use of pictures, descriptions to crete feelings, thoughts, ideas etc
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onomatopeo
creating a description by saying another thing- e.g buzz, hiss
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a poem that tells a story, similar to a folk tale, and often rhyme and often has a refrain

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ballad

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a pair of lines that are the same length, usually rhyme and form a complete thought

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deliberate exaggeration used for emphasis- e.g tons of money

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the use of pictures, descriptions to crete feelings, thoughts, ideas etc

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