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2. Accent

  • The prominence or emphasis given to a specific syllable or word
  • Regional dialect indicated through purposeful misspelling of words
  • A figure of speech in which words and phrases with opposite meanings are balanced against eachother

3. Consonance

  • A poetic image or metaphor where someone is likened to something else that is seemingly very different
  • The repetition of similar consonant sounds
  • The repetition or a pattern of similar sounds, especially vowels sounds

4. Masculine rhyme

  • A line or group of lines that is repeated throughout a poem. usually after every stanza
  • A rhyme that occurs in the final stressed syllable
  • A rhyme that occurs in the final unstressed syllable (eg. pleasure and leisure)

5. Alliteration

  • Repetition of the 's' sound
  • The repetition of the same or similar sounds at the beginning of words
  • Soft sounds


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