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What does a poem always do?
uses imaginative language
uses clear, simple language to get the facts across
Why did people used to use poems to tell stories?
a poem is harder to remember than a story
rhymes and the rhythm make poems easy to remember
a poem is much longer than a story
What is Haiku?
a type of small fish found in the Arctic ocean
a form of Russian poetry
a form of Japanese poetry
A type of poetry where the words are written to form a particular shape is called what?
What is poetry that uses made-up words to describe things, or just to make nice sounds called?
What is a rhyme?
when two words sound alike
when two words start with the same letter
a type of Chinese poetry
What is alliteration?
another word for a tongue-twister
a poem that's really hard to read
two words together that start with the same sound
When you compare one thing to another you are using a what?
What is a metaphor?
to describe something as if it were something else
four metas in a row
two words that rhyme and mean the same thing
What is giving human feelings and actions to objects known as?