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Writing or speech that is used to create vivid impressions by setting up comparisons between dissimilar things, [examples are metaphor, simile, and personification.
Implies or suggests the comparison between the two thing without stating it directly
The comparison between two things is continued beyond the first point of comparison. This extends and deepens a description.
something visible that by association or convention represents something else that is invisible
the quality of something (an act or a piece of writing) that reveals the attitudes and presuppositions of the author
an expression whose meanings cannot be inferred from the meanings of the words that make it up
narrative poem designed to be sung, composed by an anonymous author, and transmitted orally for years or generations before being written down
the relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch)
is its rhythmical pattern determined by the number and any types stresses, or beats in each line
a sonnet consisting three quatrains and a concluding couplet in iambic pentameter with the rhyme pattern abab cdcd efef gg
use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed syllable in a line of verse
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