Sensory Language

sensory language
writing or speech that appeals to one or more of the senses

alliteration
the repetition of initial consonant sounds

assonance
is the repetition of vowel sounds followed by different consonants in two or more stressed syllables

consonance
the repetition of consonant sound within a series of words

onomatopaeia
is the use of words to imitate sounds

rhyme
is the reptition of sounds at the ends of words

end rhyme
rhyme of the terminal syllables of lines of poetry

internal rhyme
occurs when the rhyming words appear in the same line

exact rhyme
where there is an exact rhyme scheme

approximate rhyme
where in a poem there is not complete rhyme but close

slant rhyme
rhyme is which either the vowels or the consonants of stressed syllables are identical

near rhyme
a partial or imperfect rhyme, often using assonance or consorance only (aka off rhyme)

eye rhyme
a rhyme consisting of words such as lint and pint with similar spellings but different sounds (aka sight rhyme)

repetition
the deliberate use of any element of language more than once

meter
the rhythmical pattern of a poem

monometer
verse written in one-foot lines

dimeter
verse written in two-foot lines

trimeter
verse written in three-foot lines

tetrameter
verse written in four-foot lines

pentameter
verse written in five-foot lines

hexameter
verse written in six-foot lines

heptameter
verse written in seven-foot lines

rhythm
is the pattern of beats; or stresses in spoken or written language