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DefinitionPoetic Device
The inspiration that motivates a poet, artist, or thinker
A division in a poem named for the number of lines it contains
The character in the poem who is speaking
figure of speech in which someone absent or dead or something nonhuman is addressed as if it were alive and present and could reply
the representation of sense experiences through language
The writer's or speaker's attitude toward his subject, his audience, or himself
A rhyme in which both of the rhyming words occur within one line
a row of words printed on the same line of paper
A pattern of rhyme in a poem labeled alphabetically at the ends of the lines
The use of words that supposedly mimic their meaning with their sound
A comparison between two unlike things that is never explicitly states as a metaphor or simile and lasts throughout the entire poem.
rhymes that occur at the ends of lines
When the thought of one line of poetry runs into the next line without a break
DefinitionPoetic Device
A repeated line, group of lines, or entire stanza, normally at some fixxed position in a poem
The central idea and meaning of a literary work
A break or pause in the middle of a ine caused by a mark of punctuation or by a natural pause in breath
A reference to a work of literature or to an actual event, person, or place which the author expects the audience to recognize
Two successive lines usually in the same meter linked by end rhyme
Any wavelike recurrence of motion or sound
A figure of speech in which human attributes are given to an animal, an object or a concept
The repetition of important syllables, usually at the ends of words
A comparison between two things without like or as
The repetition of beginning consonant sounds
A four line stanza
compound words that thake the place of simpler terms in an attempt to be more descriptive
A comparison between two essentially unlike things using like or as

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