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DescriptionDevice
A person, place or thing that represents something more than itself
Compares two things with the use of like or as
Repetition of similar vowel sounds in words that are close together?
A poem written in unrhymed iambic pentameter?
an unpleasant combination of unpleasant sounds
The attitude of the author towards the subject of the work that is evident through the use of literary resources
Calling out to an imaginary, dead or absent person?
A long speech made by a character when no one else is on stage, often found in Shakespeares work
Choice of words
Repetition of similar or the same consoant sounds in words that are near each other?
Words that make a sound. Boom! Bam!
A long, elaborate metaphor
a figure of speech that compares two unlike things, using like or as
DescriptionDevice
When an inanimate object is giving human characteristics
a pause within a line of poetry
The use of language to portray a vision, feeling, smell or taste?
poetry with lines of varying lengths and containing no specific rhyme, or metrical pattern
Reference to something from religion, history, literature, politics or another branch of culture?
The unifying idea of the literary work that provides insight of the human condition
the unit of measurement in a line of poetry
a part of speech in which the part represents the whole. E.g. 'Please lend a hand'
a poetic theme that emphasizes seizing the day
When a person, place or thing is referred to by something closely related to it? E.g. 'The white house' for the President
Similar to meter; recurrences of stressed and unstressed syllables at equal intervals
Repetition of word or phrase at the beginning of two or more sentances in a row?

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