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Figurative Language in Poetry - The Raven

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Tyrone Rackley

on 1 February 2013

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Transcript of Figurative Language in Poetry - The Raven

Figurative Language in Poetry Personification Definition: when an idea, place or thing is given human characteristics Example: But the silence was unbroken, the darkness gave no token. Symbolism Example: 'Prophet!' said I, 'Thing of evil! - prophet still, if bird or devil! Definition: When a person,place or thing represents something besides itself. Imagery Definition: The use of descriptive language to paint a picture in one's mind Example: Fancy unto Fancy, thinking what this ominous bird of yore - What this grim, ungainly, ghastly, gaunt, and ominous bird of yore Meant in croaking 'Nevermore'. Rhyme Definition: When a word agrees with another in terminal sound. Example: Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered weak and weary. By Edgar Allen Poe The Raven By Tyrone Rackley Simile Definition: The comparison of two unlike things using the words "like" or "as". Example: , suddenly there came a tapping, As of some one gently rapping, rapping at my chamber door. FIN The Raven By Edgar Allen Poe
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