language that uses figures of speech and imagery to appeal to the reader's emotions and imagination
poetry that expresses speaker's emotions or thoughts and does not tell a story
long narrative poem that relates the great deeds of a larger-than-life hero
song or song-like poem that tells a story
most ballads have a regular pattern of rhythm and rhyme and uses simple language and repetition
repetition of accented vowels sounds and all sounds following them in words that are close together in a poem.
musical quality in language, produced by repetition
a generally regular pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in poetry
the poem is unrhymed
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