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Study the word list: Poetry Terminology

List of words commonly used in poetry essays

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onomatopoeia
Onomatopoeia is when the sound of a word is the same as its meaning. *
metaphor
Symbolism is an art style which uses mythology and metaphor to convey ideas. *
simile
Simile involves describing something by comparing it with something else. *
adjective
An adjective is a word which describes something. *
enjambment

stanza
A poem has a minimum of one stanza. *
emotive
Emotive language provokes an emotional reaction from the audience. *
emphasise British English spelling

technique
We all admired the wood-carver's technique.
imagery
Imagery is when words are used to create a picture in a reader's mind. *
repetition
When words or phrases are repeated for effect we call it repetition. *

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