1.Alliteration: use of repeated consonants or stresses syllables, especially at the beginning of words.
E.g." Five miles meandering with a mazy motion."

2.Allusion: figure of speech that makes a reference to a place,person, or something that happened.
E.g. "The girl's love of sweets was her Achilles heel."

3.Figurative language: describing something by comparing it with something else.
E.g. "Alright, the sky misses the sun at night. "

4.Free verse: poetry that does noy rhyme or have a regular meter.
E.g. "I can't believe I'm so high
        feeling like a queen
        I stretch my arms out to the sides "

5.Hyperbole: Exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken literally.
E.g. "I've told you a million times"

6. Imagery: appealing to the senses.
E.g. "Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May"

7.Lyric: a short poem of songlike quality.
E.g. "Shall I compare thee to a summer's day"

8.Metaphor: figure of speech that describes a subject by asserting that it is, on some point of comparison.
E.g. "The streets were a furnace
        The sun an executioner"

9. Mood: overall feeling of the poem, this can be created by the tone or by the language choicesof the poem.
E.g. "I'm sick
         Not pain filled headache sick"

10 Onomatopoeia: The formation of a word from a sound associated with what is named.
E.g. "I heard the ripple washing in the reeds"

11.Oxymoron: a multiple part word or phrase that contradicts its self.
E.g. "Ralph, if you're gonna be a phony
          You might as well be a real phony"

12. Paradox: A seemingly contradictory statement that may nonetheless be true.
E.g. "I'm a compulsive liar
         Do you believe them or not?"

13.Personification: inanimate objects or abstractions are endowed with human qualities or are represented as posessing human form.
E.g. "The wind stood up and gave a shout"

14. Repition: an instance of using a word, phrase, or clause more than once in a short passage.
E.g." When parrots do it 
         It's parrotting"

15.Rhyme Scheme: identify or close similarity of sound between accented syllables.
E.g. "Whose woods these are I think i know
          His house is in the village though"

16.Rhythm: the sense of movement in speech, marked by the stress, timing, and quantity of syllables.
E.g. "When the dog bites
         When the bee stings"

17.Simile: two fundamentally unlike things are explicitly compared, usully in a phrase introduced by like or as.
E.g. She dealt with moral problems as a clear deals with meat"

18.Stanza: A group of lines forming the basic recurring metrical unit in a poem.
E.g. "Blah Blah Blah
         Blah blah blah"

19.Symbol: something that represents something else by association, resemblance, or convention.
E.g. "We sew,sew,prick out fingers
         dull out sight, producing what?
         A pair of slippers, sir, to put on when you're weary."

20.Tone: The attitude of an author.
E.g. "Goddam money. 
          It always ends up making you blue as hell"

21.Understatement: A disclosure of statement that is less than complete.
E.g. "Some say the world will end in fire. 
         Some say in ice.
         From what I've tasted of desire
        I hold with those who favor fire.
        But if it had to perish twice,
        I think I know enough of hate
        To say that for destruction ice
        Is also great
        And would suffice.

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