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What are the         Slide Show Created By:                Paula Trapani                LRMS Librarian
Imagery    The mental pictures created   by a piece of      writing
Imagery         example:The wind was a torrent ofdarkness among the gustytrees,The moon was a ghostly galleontossed upon c...
Simile  A phrase that  compares two   things using  “like” or “as”
Simile     example: His eyes were hollows of  madness, his hair like       mouldy hay,    From “The Highwayman” by        ...
Metaphor   A phrase that  compares two  things without  using “like” or       “as”
Metaphorexample The road was a ribbon of moonlight over the purple          moor,       From “The Highwayman” by          ...
Personification When human traits  or characteristics     are given to inanimate objects or abstract notions
Personificationexample    I’ll come to thee by   moonlight, though hell    should bar the way.          From “The Highwaym...
RhymeWords at the endof lines of poetry that sound the       same.
Rhyme           example         A Students Prayer          by AnonymousNow I lay me down to rest.I pray I pass tomorrows t...
AlliterationThe repetition of     the firstconsonant sound  in a group of      words
AlliterationOver the cobbles he clatteredand clashed in the dark inn-yard,And he tapped with his whip onthe shutters, but ...
Assonance The repetition ofvowel sounds in a group of words.
Assonanceexample“…the rare and radiantmaiden whom the angelsnamed Lenore…”From “The Raven”by Edgar Allen Poe
Hyperbole    A figure of speech involving  exaggeration to   help create a  desired image.
HyperboleexampleWhy does a boy who’s fast asa jetTake all day—and sometimestwo—To get to school?By: John Ciardi (from “Spe...
Repetition When a word or phrase is  repeated several times  throughout a stanza or          poem.
Repetitionexample And the highwayman came riding— Riding—riding— The highway man came riding, up to the old inn-door.     ...
Onomatopoeia   Use of a word that is an actual  imitation of the    sound it is    referring to
Onomatopoeiaexample    Swoosh, swish    paddling down a creek    splish, splash, whump    a fish jumps on me              ...
Credits:   Slide Show by:Paula Trapani-Wiener   LRMS Librarian  Images Created at:www.imagechef.com
Poetic elements 2012
Poetic elements 2012
Poetic elements 2012
Poetic elements 2012
Poetic elements 2012
Poetic elements 2012
Poetic elements 2012
Poetic elements 2012
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  1. 1. What are the Slide Show Created By: Paula Trapani LRMS Librarian
  2. 2. Imagery The mental pictures created by a piece of writing
  3. 3. Imagery example:The wind was a torrent ofdarkness among the gustytrees,The moon was a ghostly galleontossed upon cloudy seas, From “The Highwayman” by Alfred Noyes
  4. 4. Simile A phrase that compares two things using “like” or “as”
  5. 5. Simile example: His eyes were hollows of madness, his hair like mouldy hay, From “The Highwayman” by Alfred Noyes
  6. 6. Metaphor A phrase that compares two things without using “like” or “as”
  7. 7. Metaphorexample The road was a ribbon of moonlight over the purple moor, From “The Highwayman” by Alfred Noyes
  8. 8. Personification When human traits or characteristics are given to inanimate objects or abstract notions
  9. 9. Personificationexample I’ll come to thee by moonlight, though hell should bar the way. From “The Highwayman” by Alfred Noyes
  10. 10. RhymeWords at the endof lines of poetry that sound the same.
  11. 11. Rhyme example A Students Prayer by AnonymousNow I lay me down to rest.I pray I pass tomorrows test.If I should die before I wake,thats one less test Ill have to take.
  12. 12. AlliterationThe repetition of the firstconsonant sound in a group of words
  13. 13. AlliterationOver the cobbles he clatteredand clashed in the dark inn-yard,And he tapped with his whip onthe shutters, but all was lockedand barred. From “The Highwayman” by Alfred Noyes
  14. 14. Assonance The repetition ofvowel sounds in a group of words.
  15. 15. Assonanceexample“…the rare and radiantmaiden whom the angelsnamed Lenore…”From “The Raven”by Edgar Allen Poe
  16. 16. Hyperbole A figure of speech involving exaggeration to help create a desired image.
  17. 17. HyperboleexampleWhy does a boy who’s fast asa jetTake all day—and sometimestwo—To get to school?By: John Ciardi (from “SpeedAdjustments”)
  18. 18. Repetition When a word or phrase is repeated several times throughout a stanza or poem.
  19. 19. Repetitionexample And the highwayman came riding— Riding—riding— The highway man came riding, up to the old inn-door. From “The Highwayman” by Alfred Noyes
  20. 20. Onomatopoeia Use of a word that is an actual imitation of the sound it is referring to
  21. 21. Onomatopoeiaexample Swoosh, swish paddling down a creek splish, splash, whump a fish jumps on me By: Lacey(a student at Langley Meadows school in Canada)
  22. 22. Credits: Slide Show by:Paula Trapani-Wiener LRMS Librarian Images Created at:www.imagechef.com
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