Create an account
someone absent, dead, or imagianary, or an abstraction, is being addressed as if it could reply
poem which expresses sorow over a death of someone for whom the poet cared, or on another solemn theme
describes a line of poetry in which the sense and grammatical construction continues on to the next line
latter two syllables of first word rhyme with latter two syllables of second word (ceiling appealing)
70% of verse is written this way; ten syllables per line, following an order of unaccented-accented syllables
final syllable of first word rhymes with final syllable of second word (scald recalled)
regularized rhythm of stressed and unstressed syllables; accents occur at approx. equal intervals of time
symbolism; one thing is used as a substitute for another with which it is closely identified (the White House)
Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.
Having trouble? Click here for help.
We can’t access your microphone!
Click the icon above to update your browser permissions and try again
Reload the page to try again!Reload
Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom
Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom
It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.
Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.
For more help, see our troubleshooting page.
Your microphone is muted
For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.
Star this term
You can study starred terms together