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assonance
tounge twisters (Moses supposes his toses and roses)
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Ballad
a poem that tells a story to a similar folk tale
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couplet
a pair of lines that are the same length and usually rhyme
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elegy
a sad poem
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Hakiu
often reflects on some aspect of nature - has five, seven and five syllables
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limerick
a light, humorous poem of 5 lines
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ode
a poem that is serious and thoughtful and has very precise, formal structure
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onomatopoeia
words are used to imitate sounds e.g - clippety-clop
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personification
a figure of speech in which nonhuman things are given human qualities e.g the sky is crying
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refrain
a phrase of line that is repeated throughout a poem
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sonnet
a lyric poem that is 14 lines long
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Ballad

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a poem that tells a story to a similar folk tale

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couplet

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elegy

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Hakiu

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