HHS literary terms

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the emphasis or stress given a syllable in pronunciation
a narration or description usually restricted to a single meaning because its events, actions, and characters represent specific ideas
the repetition of the same consonant sounds in a sequence of words
a brief reference to a person, place, thing, event, or idea in history or literature
a word or phrasemade from letters of another word or phrase
the repetition of internal vowel sounds in nearby words
a song transmitted orally from generation to generation that tells a story
language that is discordant and difficult to pronounce
a pause within a line of poetry that contributes to the rhythm of the line
an idea or expression that has become tired or trite
refers to a type of informal diction that reflects casual, conversational language and often includes slang
associations and implications that go beyond the meaning of a word
two consecutive lines of poetry that usually rhym and have the same meter
the dictionary meaning of a word
a writers choice of words or phrases that combine to create meaning
poetry designed to teach an ethical, moral, or religious lesson
a derogatory term used to describe poetry whose subject is trite and whose rhythm is monotonously
a mournful contemplative lyrical poem written to commemorate someone who is dead
a line that continues without a pause and continues to the next line
a brief, pointed, and witty poem that usually makes a satiric or humorous point
refers to language that is smooth and musically pleasant to the ear
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ways of using language that deviate from the literal meanings of words
a poem that may be catagorized by the pattern of its lines, meter, rhythm, or stanzas
the metrical unit by which a line of poetry is measured
an unintentional poem discovered in a nonpoetic context
poems characterized by their nonconformity to establish patterns of meter, rhythm, and stanza
a french word meaning type or kind
a boldly exaggerated statement
a word, phrase, or figure of speech that addresses the senses
a literary device that uses contradictory statements or situations to reveal a reality different from what appears to be true
a light, humorous style of fixed poetry
a type of brief poem that expresses personal emotions
a figure of speechthat makes a comparison between two unlike things without using like or as
when a rhythmic pattern of stresses recurs in a poem
the voice of a person telling the story
a poetic stanza of eight lines
a lengthy poem that expresses lofty emotions in a dignified style
a term referring to the use of a word that resembles the sound it denotes
also known as free verse
a statement that initially appears to be contradictory but then, on closer inspection, turns out to make sense
a form of a metaphor in which human characteristics are attributed to nonhuman things
a type of poem in which the poet arranges the lines of a poem to create a shape on the page
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first person- uses I. third person- uses he, she, and they to tell a story
a play on words that relies on a word's having more than one meaning or sounding like another word
a four line stanza
the repetition of identical or similar concluding syllables in different words
a six line stanza
a thirty-nine line poem with six sestets and a an a three line stanza called an envoy
a comparrision between two different things using the words like or as
a fourteen line poem written in iambic pentameter
a grouping of lines
the emphasis or accent given a syllable in pronunciation
a person, object, image or word that envokes a range of additional meanings
the ordering of words into meaningful verbal patterns
a three line stanza
a central meaning or idea in literary work
authors attitude toward the reader
a tercet in which all three lines rhyme
it is a figure of speech that is less than intended
a generic term used to describe poetic lines
a poem with nineteen lines divided into five tercets and a quatrain

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