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Definition

• A collection of words that express an emotion or idea. • Poems are literary attempts to share personal experiences and feelings. • Good poems show images which leave the reader the sense of delight, awe and wonder.

Definition of Poetry

• Poetry – A type of writing that uses language to express imaginative and emotional qualities instead of or in addition to meaning. • Poetry may be written as individual poems or included in other written forms as in dramatic poetry, hymns, or song lyrics.

Lessons

Poetic Devices/Figures of Speech 1

Length: 16 minutesAuthor: RextorialComplexity: Standard

At its most basic, a poetic device is a deliberate use of words, phrases, sounds, and even shapes to convey meaning. That sounds so broad that it could basically encompass any form of written expression, but poetic devices are generally used to heighten the literal meaning of words by considering sound, form, and function.

Poetic Devices/Figures of Speech 2

Length: 9 minutesAuthor: RextorialComplexity: Standard

What Is a Poetic Device? At its most basic, a poetic device is a deliberate use of words, phrases, sounds, and even shapes to convey meaning. That sounds so broad that…