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the use of figures of speech such as metaphors, simile, or hyperbole, to express ideas.
results when the reader or audience knows or understands something that a character does not know
a fixed idea about the members of a particular group of people that does not allow for any individualism
a word that mimics, or where the sound imitates or suggests it's meaning; words such as buzz, swish, zip, and growl, hiss, gulp, zigzag, and slither.
a musical quality produced by the repetition of stressed and unstressed syllables or by the repetition of certain other sound patterns.
a meaning, association, or emotion suggested by a word, in addition to its dictionary definition, or denotation.
the repitition of the same or very similar consonant sounds in words that are close together in a line of verse such as "dappled doggies dash," "bouncy bunnies," "careening cars crashing," etc
a five-line poem that follows a pattern and does not rhyme. The pattern could be a word subject, two adjectives, three descriptive action words, short statement and synonym.
a very short humorous or nonsensical poem that has five lines a definite rhythm, and an abba rhyme scheme. It tells a brief story. A five line where lines 1,2,and 5 are longer and end in rhyming words. Line 3 abd 4 rhyme with each other and are shorter than the other lines.
a repetition of accented vowel sounds and all sounds following them in words close together in a poem.
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