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20 terms

April 27 2012

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equate
to consider to be the same
aspect
a characteristic to be considered
obtain
come into possession of
consist
be composed of
objective
the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable)
prohibit
To stop one from doing something; prevent
via
by way of
preliminary
coming at the beginning; coming before the main event or activity
pursue
go in search of or hunt for
initiate
prepare the way for
metaphor
a figure of speech in which two things are compared by saying one thing IS the other thing without using "like" or "as."
sonnet
a verse form consisting of 14 lines with a fixed rhyme scheme
trochaic
a metrical measurement of one stressed syllable and one unstressed
iambic
one unstressed syllable followed by one stressed syllable
pentameter
a verse line having five metrical feet
foot
a group of 2 or 3 syllables forming the basic unit of poetic rhythm
couplet
a stanza consisting of two successive lines of verse
triplet
three line stanza
quatrain
A stanza or group of four lines of poetry
cinquain
a five line stanza