Poetic Techniques

These 10 Flashcards Are For Use With Year 7 English Students Studying Poetry. They Include Some Poetic Techniques Or Devices Students Should Start To Recognise And Use In Their Poetry.
 
Created Sep 21, 2008
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Simile
compares two different things using "like" or "as"
Metaphor
compares two different things by saying that one thing "is" or "was" another
Alliteration
repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of a words
Assonance
repetition of vowel sounds within words
Onomatopoeia
words that represent sounds
Personification
giving human qualities to non-human objects
Repetition
using a word(s) more than once in a sentence or stanza
Allusion
making reference to a famous person or event
Rhythm
the beat or timing of a poem
Emotive Language
words that appeal to our feelings

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