Poetry IDEA Vocabulary

Allison WIlliams

Figurative Language-

You are using figurative language any time you compare two things: imagery, simile, metaphor, alliteration, personification, onomatopoeia, hyperbole

~It was organized chaos in room 115.

Verse-

writing arranged with a metrical rhythm, typically having a rhyme: a group of lines that form a unit in a poem or song; a stanza

~Twinkle, twinkle, little star,

How I wonder what you are.

Up above the world so high,

Like a diamond in the sky.

Twinkle, twinkle, little star,

How I wonder what you are!

~The teacher read the first verse if the song.