Poetry Techniques

Poetry has a variety of techniques that enable a poem to be fully expressive.  We shall learn those techniques to help us better analyze and write poetry.

Specifically, we will focus on:

  1. Simile
  2. Metaphor
  3. Personification
  4. Hyperbole
  5. Alliteration
  6. Assonance
  7. Consonance
  8. Line Breaks
  9. Onomatopoeia
  10. Repetition
  11. Rhyme
  12. Rhythm

See here for help with these techniques.

Poetry Quizlet is here.

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