Poetry Techniques

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Alliteration
Syllables that begin with the same consonant sound or letter
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Assonance
The repetition of vowel sounds
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Hyperbole
Exaggeration or overstatement
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Imagery
Language that includes all of the 5 senses, seeing, hearing, tasting, smelling, touching
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Metaphor
The comparison of two un-like things
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Onomatopoeia
A word that imitates the sound it represents
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Oxymoron
Putting two contradictory words together
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Personification
Giving human qualities to animals or objects
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Rhyme
Rhyming words used at ends of lines
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Rhythm
Has a beat to it with little or no meaning
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Simile
The comparison of using two unlike things using 'like' or 'as'
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Stanza
unified group of lines in poetry
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Card 2

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Assonance

Back

The repetition of vowel sounds

Card 3

Front

Hyperbole

Back

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Card 4

Front

Imagery

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

Metaphor

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
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Comments

Paul Dutton

A useful set of flash cards for some quick revision.

MollyRose22

very useful for revision

mgalloway

Great set

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