6 elements of poetry

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lines
poems are written in lines. the words stop wherever the poet wants them to.
rhyme
the repetition of syllable sounds
rhythm
the arrangement of stresses and unstressed sounds into regular patterns
sound effects
poets use 3 methods
alliteration
repetition of a constant sound (s.e)
repetition
reusing words or phrases in a poem (s.e)
onomatopoeia
sound words (s.e)
imagery
using senses to create pictures
figurative language
includes similes, metaphors, personification
stanza
group of certain number of lines, usually 4 or more, forming a division in the poem
Categories: Poetry