simile
compares two dissimilar things using Like or As

External Conflict
struggle against other characters or outside forces

Myth
traditional stories, rooted in a particular culture, that explains something about the world

Epic
an account of a person’s life written by another person

Sonnet
14 line poem/ set pattern of rhythm and rhyme

Ballad
songlike poem that tells a story

Meter
regular pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables

Internal Rhyme
words within a line of poetry that rhyme

Onomatopoeia
sounds like what it means

Alliteration
Peter Piper Picked a Peck of Pickled Peppers

Personification
something that is not human that is given human qualities