refers to the stressed portion of a word. An ______ is used to place emphasis on a word.
A description that has a second, usually moral meaning.
_____ is the repetition of initial (at the beginning) CONSONANT sounds (if it's a vowel repetition, you would call it assonance. Assonance includes any repetition of a vowel sound in any part of the word. It usually occurs in the middle of words).
refers to an event from an external content. It is understandable only to those with prior knowledge of the reference in question (as the writer assumes the reader has).
Something that addresses an object or person or idea who is not present as though he/she/it could reply.
The juxtaposition of contrasting words or ideas to create a feeling of balance
The repetition of vowel sounds may also add to euphony.
A form of poetry in a specific meter meant to be sung. There is always a repeating refrain and it is always narrative in form.
Iambic pentameter that doesn't rhyme.
A cut or break in a line, could be a comma or a semicolon.
Harsh sounding and generally unpleasant.
The repetition of consonant sounds NOT in the beginning of a word (which would be alliteration). Enforces relation.
Lines follow each other without any type of structural organization except by blocks of meaning.
An apostrophe, simile, metaphor, etc. which is developed throughout a poem.
Language which appeals to each of the five senses.
Sight. The most frequent type of imagery.
Type of imagery: Human sensations, hunger for example
Dramatic or otherwise, conveying an aspect that is intrinsically unexpected or self-contradictory.
A comparison between two unlike things WITHOUT using the words "like" or "as".
Words which are written to mimic a sound.
A statement which appears to contradict itself but makes sense (usually in an abstract sense).
Animals and inanitimate objects are given human characteristics.
A word whose sound emphasizes its meaning.
Language which is not in meter.
A repeated line, phrase, sentence, etc. which appears throughout a poem.
Poetry written in superfluous language with the intention of being overdramatic.
The process of measuring verse.
The comparison of two subjects using "like" or "as" or something similar.
The writer's attitude toward the subject.