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POETRY Figurative Language. (Figure of speech). When I say figuratively and not literally!. “I think I just dodged a bullet!” Figurative Language is usually used in poetry. Writers use it to make their poems more lively!. ALLITERATION ONOMATOPOEIA METAPHOR HYPERBOLE PERSONIFICATION - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • When I say figuratively and not literally!I think I just dodged a bullet!

    Figurative Language is usually used in poetry.

  • Writers use it to make their poems more lively!

    ALLITERATION

    ONOMATOPOEIA

    METAPHOR

    HYPERBOLE

    PERSONIFICATION

    SIMILE

  • 1. ALLITERATIONThe repetition of the same or similar sounds at the beginnings of words.

  • 2. ONOMATOPOEIAA figure of speech in which words are used to imitate sounds such as buzz and hiss.

  • 3. METAPHORA figure of speech in which two things are compared, usually by saying one thing is another.

  • He was a lion in battle.

    The worlds a stage.

  • 4. HYPERBOLEA figure of speech in which deliberate exaggeration is used for emphasis.

  • 5. PERSONIFICATIONA figure of speech in which nonhuman things or abstract ideas are given human attributes.

  • 6. SIMILEA figure of speech in which two things are compared using the word like or as.

  • TYPES OF POEMS

  • 1. ACROSTIC POEMVerses or arrangements of words where certain words, such as the first and last letter is used to spell out a word or name.

  • 2. CONCRETE POEMA poem that forms a picture of the topic or follows the contours of a shape that is suggested in the topic.

  • 3. BALLAD POEMA poem that tells a story similar to a folk tale or legend.

  • 4. RHYME POEMThe repetition of similar consonant sounds, especially at the ends of words, as in last and past.

  • 5. EPIC POEMA long, serious poem that tells the story of a heroic figure.

  • 6. FREE VERSE POEMPoetry composed of either rhymed or unrhymed lines that have no set meter.

  • 7. CINQUAIN POEMA poem that has 5 lines in which line 1 has a noun, line 2 has 2 adjectives, line 3 has action words, line 4 is based on feeling (phrases), and line 5 is a synonym of the title.

  • 8. ODE POEMA lyric poem that is serious and thoughtful in tone and has a very precise, formal structure.

  • 9. LIMERICK POEMA light, humorous poem of 5 lines with the rhyme scheme of aabba.

  • 10. COLOR POEMA poem that describes a color.

  • 11. HAIKU POEMA Japanese lyric poem that has 3 unrhymed lines of 5,7, and 5 syllables and involves nature or seasons.

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