Tone: Tone Definition: the attitude or feeling a poem or story gives you.
alliteration: alliteration The repetition of a particular sound in a sentence or phrase. She sells seashells at the seashore Mom made a magnificent meal
personification: personification Giving human characteristics to non-living things. The tree’s shadow hugged me.
Simile: Simile Comparing two different things using “like” or “as” The Is LIKE a
metaphor: metaphor Comparing two different things NOT using “like” or “as”. She was a zombie! He is Albert Einstein!
Symbolism: Symbolism When something is used to describe or explain something else
Hyperbole: Hyperbole An exaggeration
Inference : Inference NOTE: inferences, like many of these other vocabulary words are not just found in poems! Definition: drawing a conclusion when given some proof, evidence, or facts.