Sound Devices in Poetry (The Raven)

The occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or connected words.

The recurrence of similar sounds, especially consonants.

The repetition of the sound of a vowel in non rhyming stressed syllables.

The formation of a word from a sound associated with what is named.

Internal Rhyme
The rhyme involving a word in the middle of a line and another at the end of the line or in the middle of the next
Example- Once upon a midnight DREARY, while I pondered, weak and WEARY.

End Rhyme (Rhyme Scheme)
The ordered pattern of rhymes at the ends of the lines of a poem or verse. Example- ABCBBB

Repeated part of a poem, end of stanza or between two stanzas. Example- “Nevermore”

Figure of speech involving the comparison of one thing with another thing of a different kind.

Word or phrase that is applied to an object or action to which it is not literally applicable

the attribution of a personal nature or human characteristics to something nonhuman, or the representation of an abstract quality in human form.

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