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1 POETRY TERMS

2 1. Fred’s friends fried Fritos for Friday’s food. Alliteration

3 2. The goalkeeper was as solid as a rock. Simile

4 2. My mom is the rock of the family. Metaphor

5 3. free and easy Assonance

6 4. Art is a jealous mistress. Personification

7 5. Or hear old Triton blow his wreathed horn. Assonance

8 6. make the grade Assonance

9 7. Time is a thief. Metaphor

10 8. Mike’s microphone made much music Alliteration

11 9. I must confess that in my quest I felt depressed and restless. Consonance ` Thin Lizzy, “With Love”

12 9. I must confess that in my quest I felt depressed and restless. Consonance ` Thin Lizzy, “With Love”

13 10. Your brother is a pig. Metaphor

14 11. You’re acting like a pig. Simile

15 12. The trees bowed to the ground. Assonance, Personification

16 13. And so, all the night- tide, I lie down by the side. Assonance

17 14. He will not see me stopping here To watch his woods fill up with snow. Consonance, alliteration - Robert Frost

18 15. Life is a journey Metaphor

19 16. Rap rejects my tape deck, ejects projectile Whether Jew or Gentile, I rank top percentile, Many styles, More powerful than gamma rays My grammar pays, like Carlos Santana plays Rhyme, Consonance, Assonance - Lauryn Hill, The Fugees, “Zealots”

20 16. Rap rejects my tape deck, ejects projectile Whether Jew or Gentile, I rank top percentile, Many styles, More powerful than gamma rays My grammar pays, like Carlos Santana plays Rhyme, Consonance, Assonance - Lauryn Hill, The Fugees, “Zealots”

21 17. "Ah, William, we're weary of weather," said the sunflowers, shining with dew. "Our traveling habits have tired us. Can you give us a room with a view?" Personification, rhyme, imagery

22 18. my darling, my darling, my life and my bride Assonance

23 19.Fear knocked on the door Personification

24 20. Sara’s seven sisters slept soundly in sand Alliteration

25 21. I saw a cat He wore a big hat! Imagery and rhyme

26 22. I wandered lonely as a cloud That floats on high o'er vales and hills, When all at once I saw a crowd, A host, of golden daffodils; Imagery, rhyme

27 22. The package took forever to get here! Hyperbole

28 Slow things are beautiful: The closing of the day, The pause of the wave That curves downward to spray. Find the examples of assonance. Elizabeth Coatsworth, "Swift Things are Beautiful"

29 Slow things are beautiful: The closing of the day, The pause of the wave That curves downward to spray. Find the examples of assonance. Elizabeth Coatsworth, "Swift Things are Beautiful"

30 There once was a big brown cat That liked to eat a lot of mice He got all round and fat Because they tasted so nice. Rhyme – Note that it’s not in couplet form; it still rhymes, but in every other line. So how would you underline the rhyme in this poem?

31 Night came on, and a full moon rose high over the trees into the sky, lighting the land till it lay bathed in ghostly day. Jack London, The Call of the Wild Find examples of assonance

32 Night came on, and a full moon rose high over the trees into the sky, lighting the land till it lay bathed in ghostly day. Jack London, The Call of the Wild Find examples of assonance

33 Night came on, and a full moon rose high over the trees into the sky, lighting the land till it lay bathed in ghostly day. Jack London, The Call of the Wild Find examples of alliteration

34 Night came on, and a full moon rose high over the trees into the sky, lighting the land till it lay bathed in ghostly day. Jack London, The Call of the Wild Find examples of alliteration

35 Life is a precious possession, Death is a loss… Metaphor, alliteration, and possibly consonance

36 All the world's a stage, And all the men and women merely players: They have their exits and their entrances. Shakespeare, As You Like It Metaphor

37 The End. I hope you’re ready for your test!


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