14 Onomatopoeia is the use of words that imitate sounds. Example: sizzle, hiss, bang, boom
15 Alliteration is the repetition of initial consonant sounds in words. Example: She sells sea shells by the seashore.
16 Assonance is the repetition of similar vowel sounds And in the air the fireflies, Our only light in paradiseExample:
17 Similar to alliteration except: ConsonanceSimilar to alliteration except:in consonance the repetition of the consonant sound can be anywhere in the wordExample:“silken, sad, uncertain, rustling”
18 poetryPoetry is written in sets of lines. Often poems have rhythm and rhyme. The writer may want to express feelings about something, describe something, or simply entertain readers.*Types of poetry include: narrative, humorous, lyrical and free verse
19 stanzaA stanza is a unit within a larger poem. A stanza consists of a grouping of lines, set off by a space, that usually has a set pattern of meter and rhyme.
20 A couplet is a poem made of two lines whose last words rhyme. Stanzas can be given a specific name depending on their structure and rhyme pattern.A couplet is a poem made of two lines whose last words rhyme.Example: The cat ate a mouse, then brought it to the house.
21 rhymewords that sound alike because they share the same ending vowel and consonant soundsExamples: Mop up that slop!!
22 the pattern of rhyming lines rhyme schemethe pattern of rhyming linesExample: ABAB, ABBA, etc…
23 meterthe basic rhythmic structure in verse, made up of stressed and unstressed syllables
24 capital letters, line length…; also called shape of the poem graphical elementscapital letters, line length…; also called shape of the poem
25 A soothing song, usually sung to children before they go to sleep llullabyA soothing song, usually sung to children before they go to sleep