Darrians Powerpoint Essay

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POETRY POWERPOINT
PROJECT

Darrian Bell
Ashmore 6th
October 23, 2013

Rhyme


correspondence of sound between words or the endings of words, esp. when these are used at the ends of lines of poetry



Ex: The store had to close before he got medicine for his nose

Rhythm


a strong, regular, repeated pattern of movement or sound



Handclaps

Alliteration


the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words



She sang songs Saturday & Sunday so soulful the sound

Assonance


in poetry, the repetition of the sound of a vowel in non rhyming stressed syllables near enough to each other for the echo to be discernible

Metaphor


a figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an object or action to which it is not literally applicable



Her heart is a sweet chocolate bar

Onomatopoeia


the formation of a word from a sound associated with what is named

Lyric Poetry


Lyric poems typically express personal or emotional feelings and have specific rhyming schemes that are often, but not always, set to music or a beat

Turn back the heart you've turned away
Give back your kissing breath
Leave not my love as you have left
The broken hearts of yesterday
But wait, be still, don't lose this way
Affection now, for what you guess
May be something more, could be less
Accept my love, live for today.

Narrative Poetry


Narrative poetry is a form of poetry which tells a story that can be short or long, and complex Imagery


Visually descriptive or figurative language, esp. in a literary work



The sweat dripped down from is face as he took a deep breath before shooting his final free-throw Personification


Giving human characteristics to something nonhuman 

The couch cried when she sat down

Simile


a figure of speech involving the comparison of one thing with another thing with the words like or as



The girl wore makeup like a clown

Refrain


stop oneself from doing something



The children refrained from eating all their candy on Halloween night

Limerick


a humorous, frequently bawdy, verse of three long and two short lines rhyming aabba 

There was a giraffe who lived in the forest…