9 Rhyme SchemeRhyme Scheme – the pattern that end rhymes form in a stanza or poem; the rhyme scheme is designated by the assignment of a different letter of the alphabet to each new rhyme
10 Rhyme Scheme Practice Helen, thy beauty is to me ___ Like those barks of yore, ___That gently, o’er a perfumed sea, ___The weary, way-worn wanderer bore___To his own native shore ___
11 Rhyme Scheme Practice Helen, thy beauty is to me a Like those barks of yore, bThat gently, o’er a perfumed sea, aThe weary, way-worn wanderer bore bTo his own native shore b
12 Comparison using figurative language Words in a poem often invite the reader to think of two things at once: one thing literally, the other figuratively. Comparison is achieved by the use of figurative language.
13 Figurative Language Devices SimileMetaphorPersonificationSymbol
14 Simile Ex.) When the evening is spread out against the sky Simile – a figure of speech using a word or phrase such as like or as to explicitly compare or equate seemingly unlike things.Ex.) When the evening is spread out against the skyLike a patient etherized upon a table …
15 Metaphor Ex.) She is the rose of the family and I am the green thorn. Metaphor – A figure of speech that implicitly compares two seemingly unlike things; It implies a comparison, instead of directly stating it as in a simile; hence, there is no use of connectives such as like or as.Ex.) She is the rose of the family and I am the green thorn.
16 PersonificationPersonification – A figure of speech in which an animal, an object, a force of nature, or an idea is given human characteristics.Ex.) Because I could not stop for death He kindly stopped for me
17 Symbol Ex.) The flag stood as a reminder to all of us … Symbol -- Any object, person, place, or experience that exists on a literal level but also represents something more abstract.Ex.) The flag stood as a reminder to all of us …