Imagery… —The use of vivid or figurative language to represent objects, actions, or ideas. Sights: Sounds: Smells: Touch:Tastes:
allusion… … a figure of speech that makes a reference to, or representation of, recognizable people, places, events, literary works, myths, or works of art.
figurative language… … writing or speech meant to be understood imaginatively instead of literally to help readers see things in new ways. Figurative language includes personification, metaphor, simile, hyperbole, and understatement.
hyperbole and understatement… hyperbole: an exaggeration for rhetorical effect. Example: “He’s such a good fisherman that trout leap into his pockets when he goes fishing.” understatement: an ironic statement in which something of importance is emphasized by being described as if it is not important.
end rhyme… … a rhyme that occurs at the end of a line of poetry.