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repetition of consonant sounds in the beginning of words (ex: Slippery slope)
the use of any element of language – a sounds, word, or phrase – more than once
the use of words that imitate sounds. (Ex: splat, hiss)
type of literature that uses sounds, rhythms, and meanings of words to describe the world in striking and imaginative ways
poetry is divided into groups of words
lines are organized into one key idea
a blank line signaling the end of a stanza and the beginning of another stanza
a line or group of lines that is repeated at regular intervals
repetition of vowel consonant sounds as in tin, pin
comparisons in which one thing is spoken of as if it were another
comparisons giving human characteristics to a nonhuman subject
comparisons using like or as
the use of symbols to represent ideas or qualities
Describe the family in “Maestro”
They are supportive towards each other and affectionate.
What memory does the applause bring to the maestro?
He remembers playing music with his parents
In “Bailando” who is the speaker talking to?
move in a feeble or unsteady way
In “The Desert is my Mother” how does the poet feel about the desert?
She respects it for its resources and beauty
What is the similarity between the three poems by Pat Mora?
The speaker talks about a mother figure in each of the three poems
“Maestro” and “Bailando” each involve…
positive childhood experiences