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AP Lit Terms
6th Period definitions of memorized words
A two-line unit of poetry unified by rhyme and idea
An implied comparison
An explicit comparison using like or as
Giving human characteristics to something that is not human
An apparent contradiction involving humor or mockery
A reference to another work or incident intending to invoke the full connotation of that work or incident
The repetition of initial consonant sounds
The repetition of internal and ending consonant sounds
The repetition of vowel sounds
When the pronunciation of a word is similar to the sound the word describes
A pattern of similar sounds at the ends of a poem's lines
A two-syllable foot of meter with the stress on the second syllable