Elements of Poetry Vocabulary
Figurative Language Vocabulary
Simile or Metaphor
Figurative Language
Figurative Language
100
The feeling the author is trying to convey.
What is mood.
100
A comparison of two unlike things using "like" or "as".
What is simile.
100
After a long week of rain and floods, Deanna was relieved when the weatherman said Halloween would be as dry as a bone.
What is simile.
100
Grandma's hair was as soft as feathers.
What is simile.
100
Whooosh!
What is onomatopoeia.
200
The author's message or lesson to be learned.
What is theme.
200
Repeating the same beginning sound in more than two words.
What is alliteration.
200
After a long night of trick or treating, Carolyn slept like a dog.
What is a simile.
200
His words were a sharp sword.
What is metaphor.
200
Aunt Alice always ate apples!
What is alliteration.
300
Words with the same ending sounds.
What is rhyme.
300
Words that sound like the object or actions they refer to.
What is onomatopoeia.
300
Mom was a busy bee preparing for the Halloween party.
What is a metaphor.
300
The flowers begged for water.
What is personification.
300
The sheep dog is a round cotton ball.
What is metaphor.
400
Words or phrases that are repeated.
What is repetition.
400
Giving non-human objects human qualities.
What is personification.
400

My face turned ghostly white when I saw the terrifying haunted house in front of me.

What is metaphor.

400
If I don't have that toy, I'll die!
What is hyperbole.
400
She sees sheep sleeping.
What is alliteration.
500

The repetition of the same sound in the middle of a line instead of at the end of two lines.

What is end rhyme.

500
A comparison between two unlike things without using "like" or "as".
What is metaphor.
500
The glitter on Sophia's mermaid costume was like a thousand stars shimmering.
What is simile.
500
The wind screamed through the trees.
What is personification.
500
I was so cold, I saw polar bears wearing jackets!
What is hyperbole.
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