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Poetry Terms

Poetry Terms

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Poetry is a type of writing that is written in verse instead of prose. It is a unique type of writing that has many different components, from rhythm and rhyme to elements of figurative language.

As you study poetry, it is helpful to know the terms associated with poetry. For example, do you know what a meter is or what it means when an author uses alliteration? The video below will introduce you to some common poetry terms. You can use these terms when you're talking about poetry with others or when you're writing poetry of your own.

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