Elements of Poetry
Figurative Language
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Poems
What the Frizzy?
100

Consonant sounds repeated at the beginnings of words.

Example:

The sun softly set over the silent sea.


Alliteration

100

A comparison of two unlike things using "like" or "as".

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.

SIMILE


100

Amidst the meadow's morning dew,

A rabbit hopped, a sight so true.

Its fur was soft, as snow in May,

In dawn's embrace, it led the way.

The wind screamed through the trees.

Identify an example of alliteration in the first stanza.

meadow's morning

100

What is today's date?

:)

200
The author's message or lesson to be learned.
What is theme.
200

An extreme exaggeration

HYPERBOLE

200

The bees buzzed in the garden. 

ONOMATOPOEIA

200

In the meadow, under the blue sky so wide,

I wander, I wander, with joy as my guide.

I wander through fields where the wildflowers grow,

I wander, I wander, where the cool breezes blow.

His words were a sharp sword.

What is the example of repetition in this poem?

I wander

200

Write a phrase Mrs. S says all the time

There can be many answers to this..

There can be many answers to this.. I will approve! 

300
Words with the same ending sounds.
What is rhyme.
300

A comparison between two unlike things without using "like" or "as".

METAPHOR
300

Mom was a workhorse preparing for the Halloween party.

METAPHOR

300

Did you hear about the rose that grew from a crack in the concrete?

Proving nature's law is wrong, it learned to walk with out having feet."

In this excerpt, what does the rose growing from a crack in the concrete symbolize?

a symbol of resilience and the ability to thrive in difficult and unlikely circumstances.

300

Spell my name...

Snesavage

400
Words or phrases that are repeated.
What is repetition.
400

Giving non-human objects human qualities.

PERSONIFICATION

400

She sees sheep sleeping.

ALLITERATION
400

Did you hear about the rose that grew from a crack in the concrete?

Proving nature's law is wrong, it learned to walk with out having feet."

Identify the example of personification?

Proving nature's law is wrong, it learned to walk with out having feet."

400

What is the name of the high school next to us?

MUST BE SPELLED CORRECTLY!

Spotsylvania High School

500

 Words that imitate the sound they are naming.

ONOMATOPOEIA

500

Which type of figurative language is this an example of?

"The wind whispered through the trees, sharing its secrets with the leaves."


PERSONIFICATION

500

The glitter on Sophia's mermaid costume was like a thousand stars shimmering.

SIMILE

500

Amidst the meadow's morning dew,

A rabbit hopped, a sight so true.

Its fur was soft, as snow in May,

In dawn's embrace, it led the way.

The wind screamed through the trees.

What is the rhyme scheme in the first stanza?

Amidst the meadow's morning dew, (A)

A rabbit hopped, a sight so true. (A)

Its fur was soft, as snow in May, (B)

In dawn's embrace, it led the way. (B)

The wind screamed through the trees. (C)

AABBC

500

Which NFL player is currently linked to Taylor Swift?

Travis Kecle

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