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English 11 poetry terms
an expressive style that uses fictional characters and events to describe some subject by suggestive resemblances
repetition of initial consonant sounds
the act of attributing human characteristics to abstract ideas etc.
drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some respect
the manner in which something is expressed in words
the pattern of rhyme in a poem
a reference to something literary, mythological, or historical that the author assumes the reader will recognize
a word or group of words in a literary work which appeal to one or more of the senses: sight, taste, touch, hearing, and smell
(theater) irony that occurs when the meaning of the situation is understood by the audience but not by the characters in the play
occurs when the outcome of a work is unexpected, or events turn out to be the opposite from what one had expected
occurs when what is said contradicts what is meant or thought
comparison not using like or as
comparison using like or as
14 line poem
place or location
to rise above or beyond, exceed
a regularly repeated line or group of lines in a poem or song
a stanza of four lines
a stanza consisting of two successive lines of verse
Poetry that does not have a regular meter or rhyme scheme
the use of a series of words, phrases, or sentences that have similar grammatical form