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Poetic techniques

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onomatopoeia
Onomatopoeia is when words are spelt like they sound: bang, pop, crack. *
imagery
Imagery is when words are used to create a picture in a reader's mind. *
simile
Simile involves describing something by comparing it with something else. *
metaphor
Symbolism is an art style which uses mythology and metaphor to convey ideas. *
stanza
A poem has a minimum of one stanza. *
rhythm
Tone is the feel of the text, indicated by choice of words, rhythm of sentence and such like. *
rhyme
Time, crime and chime all rhyme.
sonnet
A sonnet is a love poem of 14 lines. *
personification
Personification is when you describe an inanimate object to like a person. *
assonance
Assonance involves words that have the same vowel sound. *
alliteration
When two or more words begin with the same letter or sound is called alliteration. *
couplet

refrain

repetition
When words or phrases are repeated for effect we call it repetition. *
tone
Tone is the feel of the text, indicated by choice of words, rhythm of sentence and such like. *

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