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Poetic Devices

Poetic Devices

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Poetic Devices

yee/ ELA Sem 3 PPISMP 1

Poetic Devices in Poetry • Figurative Language  Simile Metaphor Personification • Sound Effects Alliteration Assonance Onomatopoeia Rhyme yee/ ELA Sem 3 PPISMP 2 .

Vivian Gilbert Zabel Note: Sunshine is compared to hope while clouds are compared to ships. Streams from heaven's sky Bringing smiles of warming grace On breeze whispers like a sigh. like hope aglow. Wind fills the cotton canvas Pushing them further away from me. Clouds are like ships in full sail Racing across the sky-blue sea. Example: Sunshine.the comparison of two unlike things by saying one is like or as the other.Poetic Devices in Poetry – Figurative Language • Simile . yee/ ELA Sem 3 PPISMP 3 .

Poetic Devices in Poetry – Figurative Language • Metaphor . Example: Her eyes were glistening jewels.the comparison of two unlike things by saying one is the other. story or tangible thing to represent a less tangible thing or some intangible quality or idea. yee/ ELA Sem 3 PPISMP 4 . • A literary figure of speech that uses an image.

Poetic Devices in Poetry – Figurative Language • Personification. • yee/ ELA Sem 3 PPISMP 5 . Vivian Gilbert Zabel Note: Frowning and snarling are human traits that anger cannot experience. Rather only added blackness of sight. however using them as traits for anger creates the imagery needed.the giving of human traits to non-human things incapable of having those traits Example: Anger frowns and snarls. Sending bolts of fire from darkest night That bring no brilliance.

the repetition of a beginning sound. p starts two adjoining words. Raging anger from the sky Partners prattle of tormented tears From clouds wondering why Lightning tears their souls apart. In the third line. yee/ ELA Sem 3 PPISMP 6 .Poetic Devices in Poetry – Sound Effects • Alliteration . Vivian Gilbert Zabel Note: The r sound is repeated in the first two lines. Example: Rain reigns roughly through the day.

repetition of vowel sound • • • • Example: the silken sad uncertain rustling of each purple curtain — Edgar Allan Poe. The Princess VII. "The Raven" And murmuring of innumerable bees — Alfred Lord Tennyson.203 The crumbling thunder of seas — Robert Louis Stevenson Gradually kids who talked about Narnia kept getting balmier and balmier — C.Poetic Devices in Poetry – Sound Effects • Assonance . Lewis The Voyage of the Dawn Treader yee/ ELA Sem 3 PPISMP 7 .S.

"Booooom! Craaaashhhh! Yeow!" Then mumbles. Vivian Gilbert Zabel Note: Roaring. rumbling on its way. Grrrr. and yee/ ELA Sem 3 PPISMP 8 grrrrr are examples of onomatapoeia. but are verb forms.Poetic Devices in Poetry – Sound Effects • Onomatopoeia . the lion's cry echoes Through the jungle's den Causing creatures small To scurry to their holes. craaaashhh. Thunders yells. yeow. cry are not examples of onomatopoeia. . rumbling.the sound a thing makes Example: Roaring with the pain Caused by flashing lightning strikes. Boooom.

rumbling. "Booooom! Craaaashhhh! Yeow!" Then mumbles. Grrrr. but are verb forms. cry are not examples of onomatopoeia.Poetic Devices in Poetry – Sound Effects • Onomatopoeia . rumbling on its way. yeow. Vivian Gilbert Zabel Note: Roaring. craaaashhh. . Boooom.the sound a thing makes Example: Roaring with the pain Caused by flashing lightning strikes. Thunders yells. the lion's cry echoes Through the jungle's den Causing creatures small To scurry to their holes. and yee/ ELA Sem 3 PPISMP 9 grrrrr are examples of onomatapoeia.

Poetic Devices in Poetry – Sound Effects • Rhyme .the correspondence of two or more words with similar-sounding final syllables placed so as to echo one another Example: And the silken sad uncertain rustling of each purple curtain Thrilled me—filled me with fantastic terrors never felt before So that now. to still the beating of my heart.‖ yee/ ELA Sem 3 PPISMP 10 .I stood repeating: ―Tis some visitor entreating entrance at my chamber door.

Her hardest hue to hold. So dawn goes down to day.NOTHING GOLD CAN STAY Nature's first green is gold. Her early leaf's a flower. So Eden sank to grief. Robert Frost yee/ ELA Sem 3 PPISMP 11 . But only so an hour. Nothing gold can stay. Then leaf subsides to leaf.

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