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POETRY TERMS. AKA: POETIC DEVICES FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE FIGUES OF SPEECH. Why are poetic devices important?. They are integral to any poem in that they are there to create sounds and pictures within poetry. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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POETRY TERMSAKA: POETIC DEVICES FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE FIGUES OF SPEECHThey are integral to any poem in that they are there to create sounds and pictures within poetry. Every poet wants to take their reader to another place and entertain them with imagination.Why are poetic devices important?Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.Hes as sharp as a tack.I slept like a log.What poetic device is being used?SIMILEHer mind is a prison.The man is a devil.Couch potato.Subservient chicken.What poetic device is being used?METAPHOR

Im so hungry I could eat a horse.Chuck Norris can hit you so hard your blood will bleed.What poetic device is being used?HYPERBOLE

Dont believe the hype!Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers."busy as a bee", "dead as a doornail", "good as gold", "right as rain",Godric Gryffindor, Helga Hufflepuff, Rowena Ravenclaw, and Salazar SlytherinWhat poetic device is being used?ALLITERATIONSnap! Crackle! Pop!Hiss

What poetic device is being used?ONOMATOPOEIA

The wind is howling.My computer hates me.The camera loves me.Oreo: Milks favourite cookieWhat poetic device is being used?PERSONIFICAITONYou are a such a Scrooge!I love the smell of napalm in the morning.Beware of the ides of March.Jumping the sharkWhat poetic device is being used?ALLUSIONStimulates ideas, associations, and extra information in the reader's mind with only a word or two. Allusion means 'reference'. It relies on the reader being able to understand the allusion and being familiar with all of the meaning hidden behind the words.

The gurgling sound of my brother slurping.The pitter-patter of rain against the window.What poetic device is being used?IMAGERYWinning the game was bittersweet.The silence was deafening.Freezer burn.Same same, but different. Jumbo shrimp.What poetic device is being used?OXYMORONHeart = loveCross = salvationThe egg in Invitation to the Game symbolizes the Group being reborn.

What poetic device is being used?SYMBOLISM

Why is a bee like a crow? BEE CAWSAbsence makes the heart grow fungus.I work as a baker because I knead the dough."Look deep into our ryes."What poetic device is being used?PUNHyperbole: Red Bull gives you wingsPoetry Terms in AdsSimiles:-as wise as an owl-strong as a bear-fly like an eagleOther examples:"Plop, plop, fizz, fizz, oh what a relief it is."Hand-built by robots." "I think, therefore IBM." "Nothing runs like a Deere" Allusion:-Aladdin