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Select All allegory something that can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning apostrophe speaking to someone that cannot speak back to you blank verse verse without rhyme that usually uses iambic pentameter enjambment when you don't stop saying the line at the end of the line free verse poetry that does not rhyme or have regular meter imagery figurative language line break when you stop or pause at the end of each line metaphor comparing two or more things without using like or as meter the rhythm of a piece of poetry that is determined by the number and length of feet in a line metonymy using something as a representation for something else personification giving human characteristics to a nonhuman prose written or spoken language in its ordinary form without metrical structure prose poem a poem written in prose (paragraph form) scansion the action of scanning a line of verse to determine its rhythm simile comparing two or more things using like or as speaker the narrative voice of the poem stanza a group of lines forming the basic recurring metrical unit in a poem symbol a thing that represents and stands for something else verse writing arranged with a metrical rhythm, typically having a rhyme End Rhyme similarity occurring at the end of two or more lines Internal Rhyme similarity occurring between two or more words in the same line of verse Masculine Rhyme one syllable of a word rhymes with another word or last syllable in that word Feminine or Double Rhyme the last two syllables of a word rhyme with another word Triple rhyme the last three syllables of a word or line rhyme Approximate Rhyme A term used to describe when words in a rhymed pattern are not a perfect rhyme but are similar in sound Eye Rhyme when two words in a rhyming pattern look like they should rhyme because of their spelling but actually do not. Rhyme Scheme the pattern or sequence in which the rhyme occurs Alliteration repetition of the initial letter or sound in two or more words in a line or verse. Assonance similarity or repetition of a vowel sounds in two or more words. Consonance the repetition of consonant sounds within a line of verse. Onomatopoeia the use of a word to represent or imitate natural sounds. belie 1. To give false representation to; misrepresent 2. To show to be false; contradict duplicity deceitfulness in speech or conduct; speaking or acting in two different ways concerning the same matter with intent to deceive; double-dealing Machiavellian elaborately cunning; scheming; unscrupulous surmise to think or infer without certain or strong evidence; conjecture; guess innate 1. existing in one from birth; inborn; native 2. originating in or arising from the intellect or the constitution of the mind rather than learning from experience acuity sharpness; accurateness; keenness animus 1. strong dislike or enmity; animosity; hatred 2. purpose; intention; animating spirit vex 1. to irritate; annoy; provoke; to cause physical or mental anguish, or torment 2. to discuss or debate endlessly with energy and vigor aghast struck with overwhelming shock or amazement; filled with sudden fright or horror ambivalence uncertainty or fluctuation especially when caused by inability to make a choice or by a simultaneous desire to say or do two opposite or conflicting things callous made hard; hardened; insensitive; indifferent; unsympathetic complicit choosing to be involved in an illegal or questionable act especially with others chasm 1. A deep, steep-sided opening in the earth's surface; an abyss or gorge 2. A sudden interruption of continuity; a gap; a pronounced difference of opinion interests or loyalty perfidy deliberate breach of faith or trust; faithlessness; treachery; an act or instance of faithlessness or treachery abhorrent 1. causing repugnance; detestable; loathsome 2. utterly opposed or in conflict to agency (noun) 1. the capacity for human beings to make choices and impose those choices on the world; the state of being in action or exerting power gaunt (noun) extremely thin and bony; haggard and drawn as from great hunger weariness or torture; emaciated sophistry (noun) subtly deceptive reasoning or argumentation adroit (adjective) 1. nimble in terms of using one's hands or body; expert 2. cleverly skillful resourceful or ingenious diadem (noun) a crown or royal headband dramaturgy (noun) the craft or techniques of a dramatic composition stichomythia (noun) dramatic dialogue as in a Greek play characterized by brief exchanges between two characters each of whom usually speaks in one line of verse during a scene of intense emotion or strong argumentation paean (noun) 1. any song of praise joy or triumph 2. in ancient Greece a hymn or invocation of thanksgiving to any deity adjuration (noun) a vehement appeal persiflage (noun) light banter; frivolous talk equivocate (v) to say something that has more than one possible meaning in order to avoid giving a clear or direct answer. hurly-burly (n) a commotion; noisy activity. minions (n) followers who just obey other people's orders recompense (v) to give someone a payment for trouble or losses that you have caused them, or a reward for their efforts to help you harbinger (n) a sign that something is going to happen soon amorous (adj) expressing love or the state of being in love evocative (adj) calling forth an emotional response provocative (adj) serving to provoke or stimulate vociferously (adv) marked by insistent outcry divulge (v) to make known something secret; to reveal ingrate (n) an ungrateful person moribund (adj) close to death; in a dying state censure (v) to blame or find fault with (n) a severe criticism or harsh judgment voluble characterized by a ready flow of words; talkative ensconce to place securely; to conceal odious hateful, contemptible precursor something that leads to a later development or idea sumptuous extravagantly splendid or costly; luxurious. affront an insulting or offensive act pariah a social outcast raucous boisterous and disorderly. tacit expressed without words; implied. quandary a state of being in doubt about what to do scintillating lively, witty, or sparkly scrutinize to examine with great care atheist a person who denies or disbelieves the existence of a supreme being or beings boisterous rough, noisy bourgeois middle class; someone who is categorized as middle class because their beliefs and actions reflect the middle class disciple one who embraces and assists in spreading the teachings of another homely not attractive or good-looking; lacking elegance; simple; characteristic of a home or home life humility a lack of false pride inane lacking sense; silly; empty monotony uniformity or lack of variation in pitch or inflection; tedious sameness or repetitiousness mutiny open rebellion against authority nonchalance casual lack of concern pacifist one who opposes war and violence as a way to settle a dispute reciprocal interchangeable; complementary; win-win situation misanthrope one who hates or mistrusts mankind proffer 1. (verb) To offer for acceptance; tender. 2. (noun) The act of proffering; an offer. specious 1. (adj) Having the ring of truth or plausibility but actually untrue: a specious argument. 2. (adj.) Deceptively attractive. effulgence (noun) Brilliant radiance. enmity (noun) Deep-seated, often mutual hatred. decorous (adj.) Characterized by or exhibiting decorum (good manners); proper.