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Typically split into vocabulary and syntax, it refers to both the choice and the order of words.
the opposite of hyperbole. It is a kind of irony that deliberately represents something as being much less important/powerful, etc. than it really is
the manner in which an author expresses his or her attitude
is a whole world of symbols. Within a narrative form, it tells a story that can be read symbolically.
a harsh, unpleasant combination of sounds or tones
the use of words whose sound suggests their meaning. Examples are “buzz,” “hiss,” or “honk.”
A short, clever poem or saying
a situation or action or feeling that appears to be contradictory but on inspection turns out to be true or at least to make sense.
is a balancing of one term against another for emphasis or stylistic effectiveness.
another term for meiosis, it involves stating something as less important than it is
poetry which is not written in a traditional meter
a reference in a work of literature to something outside the work, especially to a well-known historical or literary event, person, or work
attributing human characteristics to non-human objects or abstractions
the repetition of identical consonant sounds in syllables that have different vowel sounds, such as “PILL” and “PALL.”
refers to a difference between the way something appears and what is actually true.
a simple narrative verse that tells a story that is sung or recited
A form of understatement, its affirmation comes from the use of double negatives
Usually iambic pentameter, this type of poetry doesn’t usually rhyme or have a set number of lines
4 lines – any rhyme scheme, any meter
a deliberate, extravagant, and often outrageous exaggeration
line that “runs over” to the next line without a pause
speaker addresses a real or imagined listener; The direct address of a person or personified thing, either present or absent
two words are nearly rhymed but have a slight variation in vowel sound, such as “BAKE” and “BATE.”
19 lines – 5 tercets + 1 quatrain
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a fourteen line poem, usually with one focus
a song or hymn of grief or lamentation, usually for a funeral
a word concocted for deliberate effect, such as “tosy” from “cozy” and “toasty”
an adjective or adjective phrase applied to a person or thing that is frequently used to emphasize a characteristic quality.
a group of syllables in verse usually consisting of one accented syllable and one or two unaccented syllables associated with it.
A figure of speech in which a part signifies the whole
substitution of one sensory response for another (or the concurrent stimulation of several senses)
An extended or elaborate metaphor which forms the framework of an entire poem with all comparisons being interrelated in some way
a pause that occurs within a line; usually it breaks a line in two
a system for describing the meter of a poem by identifying the number and the type(s) of feet per line
a lyric poem usually marked by exaltation of feeling and style, varying length of line, and complexity of stanza forms
a sustained and formal poem setting forth the poet’s meditations upon death
Typically, this poetry that celebrates rural or country life
a specific word, idea or object that may stand for ideas, values, persons or ways of life
something written or said in memory of a dead person, usually on a gravestone
7 lines of rhyming iambic pentameter
a poem written in the form of a speech of an individual character; it compresses into a single vivid scene a narrative sense of the speaker's history and psychological insight into
. the visual, auditory, or tactile images evoked by the words of a literary work or the images that figurative language evokes
produced by a recurring pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables and pauses
substitution of a term naming an object closely associated with the word in mind for the word itself.
speaker in a poem
the repetition of a certain word or phrase at the beginning of successive lines of writing or speech.
the repetition of initial consonant sounds
an 8-line grouping in a poem

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