Literature Quiz / Poetic Terms

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Can you name the Poetic Terms?

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A reference to a literary or historic person or subject
A line of poetry that can be put to music in a song
A pattern of rhymes
Repeated vowel sounds in a sequence of words or lines for special effect
A figure of speech that makes a direction comparison using the words 'like' or 'as'
An extreme exaggeration in a statement or figure of speech
The repetition of initial consonant sounds in close succession
A figure of speech that makes a direct comparison without the use of the words 'like' or 'as'
Saying a line or word over and over again
Repetition of the same consonant two or more times in short succession
Repetition of sound in accented syllables that appear in similar positions in lines of poetry
A pattern of beats in a line of peotry or in a series of lines
A group of lines in a poem that are written in a bunch
Lines that do not rhyme or have a rhythmic pattern
The main idea around which a poem is written. The lesson a poem hopes to teach
The use of words that sound like their meaning
A figure of speech that gives objects or animals human characteristics

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