Poetic Devices

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Discipline:
Language Arts
Subject:
Poetry
Grade:
10

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Poetic Devices

Poetic Devices

The Sounds of Words

Words that sound like their meanings. Ex. boom, buzz, crackle, gurgle, hiss

Repeated consonant sounds at the beginning of words placed near each otherEx. fast and furious

Alliteration

The re-use of words for effectEx. I was glad; so very, very gladEx. Half a league half a league, Half a league onward...

Words that have different beginning sounds but whose endings sound alikeEx. rhyme, time, slime, mime

Organization of verbal stresses in a regular pattern of accented separated by unaccented syllablesEx. i THOUGHT i SAW a PUSsyCAT.

Onomatopoeia

Poetry #1

1950

Repetition

Rhyme

Rhythm


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