The flow and movement achieved through the arrangement of words to create a particular pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables
Any word or group of words that appeals to one of the senses - sight, hearing, taste, touch, and smell - or the senses of movement or muscular tensions.
Comparisons with the words like or as.
Comparisons stated directly using is.
an inanimate object or an abstract idea is endowed with human attributes.
an exaggeration or a conscious overstatement.
repetition of the same consonant sound in a line or verse.
A word whose sound imitates the thing being observed.
The repetition of the same vowel sounds in a line or verse.
Dictionary meaning of a word, i.e. home - a place where people live.
What a word suggests beyond its literal meaning.
Saying less than one means.
An object that stands for, or represents, an idea.
Poetry that consists on unrhymed lines with irregular rhythmic patterns.
A narrative, but song-like poem.
A five line poem, rhyming aa bb a, used for humorous or nonsense verse.
Any short poem that seems to be especially musical and expresses the poet's clearly revealed thought and feelings.
A story told in verse form
A group of lines of verse treated as a unit and separated from other units by space
Two consecutive and rhyming lines of verse which are usually of equal length.