Poetry Terms

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10 terms · Poetry terms not previously learned from Literary Terms

assonance

the repetition of similiar or like vowel sounds in stressed syllables

consonance

the repetition of final consonant sounds

denotation

the dictionary meaning of a word

meter/rhyme

a pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables

paradox

a statement that seems impossible but is true

refrain

a line or lines repeated at intervals

syntax

the study of sentence structure`

connotation

the tone of a word suggested beyond diction

apostrophe

talking to someone in poetry that is not actually present

extended metaphor

a metaphor that continues throughout a stanza, paragraph, or literary work

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