Poetic Techniques

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Personification
Personification is when you give the qualities of a person to something that isn't human or to something that isn't even alive. Examples, the flowers danced in the gentle breeze, the ocean waltzed in the moonlight.
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Repition
Repition is when you use a phrase or word more than once.
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Onomatopoeia
Onomatopoeia is a word that actually looks like the sound it makes, and we can almost hear those sounds as we read. Examples, slam, splash, bam, babble, warble, gurgle, mumble and belch.
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Metaphor
A metaphor is a word or phrase that is used to make a comparison between two people, things, animals, or places. Examples, the snow is a white balnket. Life is a roller coaster. My teacher is a red, angry dragon.
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Imagery
When a writer attempts to describe something so that it appeals to our sense of smell, sight, taste, touch, or hearing. Examples,he fumed and charged like an angry bull. He fell down like an old tree falling down in a storm. The word spread like lea
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Simlie
A simile is a way of describing something by comparing it to something else, often using the word "like" or "as." For example, He is as brave as a lion. He is as funny as a barrel of monkeys. They are as different as night and day.
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Emotive Language
Emotive Language is when the author or poet uses emotions and feelings to make the reader feel something as they are reading on. Examples, i slowly feel down on the floor as a bullt went in my body .
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Repition

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Repition is when you use a phrase or word more than once.

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Onomatopoeia

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