Poetry Unit 5th Grade

alliteration
the repetition of consonant/vowel sounds at the beginning of words close together

figuritive language
the words a poet uses to describe one thing by comparing it to something else with which we are more familiar

metaphor
a statement that compares one thing or image to another without using “like” or “as”

simile
the comparison between one thing and another using the word “like” or “as”

imagery
the use of sensory details or images that appeal to one or more of the five senses

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