from stem to stern/each to all; two or more syllables of a word group or vowel sound that may differ from syllable to syllable
spiritual meaning behind concrete ideas.
I was surprised his nose wasn't growing like Pinocchio's
Not straight forward; Poetry is ambiguous
Comparison: You are as annoying as nails on a chalk board
repetition of a word or words in the beginning of two or more sentences
Short personal story to give insight on what the person is going to talk about.
a terse embodying in a general truth;
"Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely."
someone absent or dead or something nonhuman is addressed as if it were alive and present and was
able to reply.
Washington, our first president...
placing a word or phrase together
the author's main point/view.
is the repetition of vowel sounds in nearby words. It is used to reinforce the meanings of words or to set the mood.
"Poetry is old, ancient, goes back far. It is among the oldest of living things. So old it is that no man knows how and why the first poems came." the repetitive "o" sound/
charging of wrong doing
indifferent due to lack of energy or concern
exhibiting strong animosity as a result of pain or grief
questions the basic sincerity and goodness of people
a feeling of superiority
unfeeling, insensitive to feelings of others
studying, thinking, reflecting on an issue
hot-tempered, easily angered
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