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sound devices for poetry

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Destiny Angle

on 16 January 2013

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Transcript of sound devices for poetry

Sound devices Rhythm Hyperbole Couplet Rhymed pair of lines in a poem Repetition A pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in the lines of a poem. Idiom Use of exaggeration for emphasis Comparison of two things not using like or as. Rhyme The use of a sound, word, phrase,or line can be used for emphasis.

"For Casey, mighty Casey" A repetition of sounds at the end
of words. "day-play, same-game, sat-bat'' ' means stressed (louder), (a little u) unstressed (softer) My feet slip under the wood
doing the best that i ever could expression whose meaning is different from the meaning of individual words (nonliteral).

"...tore the cover off the ball'' "It rumbled in the mountain, tops it rattled in the dell'' Metaphor Rhyme scheme the pattern of rhymes in a poem

(abab) (abcd) (aabbcc) poetry A type of literature in which ideas and feelings are expressed in compact, imaginative, and musical language. Footnote Note/definition at the bottom of a page signaled by a small letter or number next to the word in text. onomatopoeia the use of words whose sound makes you think of its meaning. Stanza A division in a poem named for the number of lines it contains. Consonance the repetition of sound anywhere within the word not just at the beginning. she saw the waves crashing on the shore a squirrel was a bull running for its food the clock goes TIC TOC
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