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    • Common Poetic Devices
    • repetition of the initial consonant sounds Alliteration
    • t errible t ruths and l ullaby l ies
    • Assonance repetition of vowel sound
    • m y stery d i sguised with i n
    • Consonance repetition of consonant sounds, but not vowel sounds
    • gloo m y wo m an
    • Imagery language that evokes sensory images
    • drip of ruby teardrops (aural/sound)
    • to wake up where the green grass grows (visual/sight)
    • lips like cool sweet tea (oral/taste)
    • streaming through a velvet sky (tactile/touch)
    • the stench of the underworld (olfactory/smell)
    • Internal Rhyme rhyming that occurs within the line (rather at the end)
    • piece of me emerges
    • Rhyme a pattern of words that contains similar sounds at the end of the line
    • Life for me is wild and free.
    • Rhyme Scheme a repeated pattern of rhymed words at the end of the line
    • lusty eyes (A) passionate cries (A) rich blood. (B) bitter sweat (C) he loves (D) and dies (A)
    • Stanza a group of poetic lines (also called verse)
    • Like glistening sun and moon like day and gloomy night like pure earth and gentle clouds transformation – life and death
    • Symbol an object or action that means more than its literal meaning
    • Always open like a rosebud ( a young girl)