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The stress given a syllabe in pronunciation.
A narration in which everything in it represents specific ideas.
Repetition of the same consonant sounds. in a sequence of words.
Brief reference to a person, place, thing, or idea in history or literature.
A word or phase made from the letters of another word or phrase.
Repetition of internal vowel sounds in nearby words that do not end the same.
A traditional song or story passed down from generations until it is finally written down.
Language that is discordant and difficult to pronounce.
A pause within a line of poetry that contributes to the rhythm.
An idea or expression that has become tired from overuse.
characteristic of or appropriate to ordinary or familiar conversation rather than formal speech or writing
Associations that go beyond the literal meaning of a word.
Two consecutive line of poetry that usually rhyme and have the same meter.
The dictionary meaning of a word.
A writer's choice of words and phrases that contribute to meaning.
Poetry designed to teach an ethical, moral, or relgious lesson.
A derogatory termused to describe poor poetry.
A mournful, contemplative, lyric poem written to commemorate someone who is dead.
When one line of a poem ends and continues into the next for meaning.
A brief, witty poem that usually makes a satiric point.
Language that is smooth and musically pleasant to the ear.
Ways of using language that deviate from the literal meaning.
Poem that may be categorized by its pattern of lines, meter, rhythm, or stanzas.
Metrical unit by which a line of poetry is measured.
An unintentional poem discovered in a nonpoetic text.
Poems characterized by their nonconformity to established patterns.
A French word meaning kind or type
A boldly exaggerated statement that adds emphasis without intending to be true.
A word or phrase 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 form poetry.
A brief poem that expresses the personal emotions and thoughts of a speaker.
A figure of speech that compares two unlike things; without using like or as.
A recurring rhythmic pattern of stress in a poem.
The voice of the person telling the story. (Not the author's voice)
A poetic stanza of eight lines, usually forming the first part of a sonnet.
A lengthy lyric poem that often expresses lofty emotions in a dignified style.
A term referring to the use of a word that resembles the sound it denotes.
Sometimes called free verse
A statement that initially appears to be contradictory, but is actually true.
A form of metaphor in which human characterisitics are attributed to nonhuman things.
Oper form poetry in which the poet organizes the words into a picture.
Refers to who tells us a story and how it is told
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 repitition of identical or similar concluding syllables in different words.
A stanza consisting of exactly six lines.
A type of fixed form poetry consisting of thirty-six lines of any length divided into six sestets and a three-line concluding stanza called an envoy.
Comparison of two unlike things using like or as
A fixed form of poetry that contains fourteen lines.
A grouping of lines
The emphasis given a syllable in pronunciation.
An object that evokes a range of addtional meanings than its literal meaning.
The ordering of words into meaningful verbal patterns such as phrases, clauses, and sentences.
A three line stanza.
The central meaning of a work.
The author's attitude toward the reader or the elements of the work.
A tercet in which all three lines rhyme.
A figure of speech that says less than is intended
A generic term used to desribe poetic lines in a measured rhythmical pattern
A type of fixed form poetry consisting of nineteen lines of any length divided into six stanzas

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