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

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