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DescriptonPoetic Device
application of an adjective ot one noun when it properly applies to another
arrangement of pairs of words in ABAB pattern
separation of a compound word with another word inserted in the middle
delay of the final word to the next line
use of words whose sound suggest their meaning
an explicit comparison
use of a single word with a pair of others when it logically applies to only one
two nouns connected by conjunction instead of one modified nound
prolonged metaphor
repetition of vowel or syllable sounds; internal rhyme
use of a greater number of conjunctions than necessary
juxtaposition of two oposing ideas
DescriptonPoetic Device
omission of conjunctions
deliberate undersatement
address to someone or something not present
omission of words from the sentence
a climactic series of three examples each more intense than the last
repetion of words or phrases
arrangement of words in ABBA order
implied comparison
deliberate repetition of initial consonant
use of one word to suggest another
use of the part to stand for the whole (or vice versa)

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