(Incomplete for the moment) Honors World Literature 10th poetic devices quizlet for the test on Tuesday

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It is indeed a quizlet about the poetry terms for the test on Tuesday.

Alliteration

repetition of consonant sounds in words that are close to one another

Allusion

a reference to another person, place, event, or thing from another work of literature

Assonance

repetition of similar vowel sounds in words that are close together

Ballad

a song or song-like poem from oral tradition

Blank Verse

Poetry written in iambic pentameter (no rhyme)

Caesura

a pause or break in the middle of a line

Conceit

a fanciful and elaborate figure of speech that makes a surprising connection between 2 surprisingly dissimilar things

Couplet

two consecutive lines that rhyme

Elegy

a poem that mourns the death of a person or laments something last

Enjambment

a run-on line that completes a thought from one line of verse to the next

Epic

a long narrative poem that relates the great deeds of a great hero

Figure of Speech (figurative language)

a word or phrase that describes one thing

Foot

a unit of rhythm in a line of poetry

Haiku

a brief, unrhymed, three-line poem from 17th century Japan (5-7-5)

Hyperbole

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Iamb

a metrical foot consisting of an unstressed followed by a stressed syllable

Iambic Pentameter

5 iambs within a line

Imagery

words and phrases that appeal to the senses

Internal Rhyme

rhyme within a line of poetry (not at the end)

Inversion

when normal word order is reversed

Lyric Poem

a poem that expresses deep emotion

Metaphor (direct)

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Octave/sestet

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Onomatopoeia

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Oxymoron

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Pastoral

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Personification

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Quatrain

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Repetition

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Rhythm

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Sonnet (Shakespearean)

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Sonnet (Petrarchan)

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Metaphor (implied)

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Metaphor (extended)

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Stanza

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Tercet

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Trochee

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Trimeter

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Tetrameter

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Pentameter

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Hexameter

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