Poetic language is the use of any of the literary/poetic language techniques that are used by poets to convey their message. The following are some of the most common:
Figurative Language Examples
1. Simile -- comparison using like or as
ex. The pretty flower is like a ray of sunshine in my garden.
2. Metaphor -- implied comparison
ex. The pretty flower is a ray of sunshine in my garden.
3. Personfication -- giving a human quality to a non-human thing
ex. The flower smiled its radiance over the rest of the garden.
4. Symbolism -- an object or person that represents some other quality.
ex. The beautiful flower represents the glory of nature.
5. Imagery -- language that appeals to any of the senses
Ex. The vibrant smooth yellow petals emitted a beautiful perfume that attrached buzzy bees.
1. Assonance -- repetition of vowels sounds
Ex. The flowers allowed me a glimpse into beauty.
2. Consonance -- repetition of consonant sounds within words
ex. The flowers call me to tell all their beauty. (L's)
3. Alliteration -- repetition of sound at the start of words
ex. The flowers flowed freely down the vine.
4. internal rhyme -- rhyming words within a line
ex. The flowers call all of the bees.
5. end rhyme -- rhyming words at the end of at tleast 2 lines
7. meter / rhythm-- the rythmic pattern of syllables in a line -- look to mark the stressed and unstressed syllables and look for a pattern. Shakespeare wrote primary in iambic pentatmater. That means each even-numbered syllable was stressed (iambic) and there were 5 of those in a line. (pentameter)
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