Poetry terms and studying different words for their meter.
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description using the five senses
dictionary meaning of a word
all the meanings, associations, or emotions that a word suggests
always based on a comparison that is not literally true
comparing two unlike things using "like," "as," "than," or "resembles"
comparing two unlike things without using "like," "as," "than," or "resembles"
metaphor that directly compares by use of verb such as "is"
metaphor that suggests comparison without using "is"
giving living characteristics to something nonliving
something that stands for itself and something else
reference to something well-known
an extreme exaggeration
addressing an absent or dead person, an abstract quality, or something nonhuman, talking to them directly
combined contradictory terms
speaker's attitude towards a subject or toward an audience
voice of poem
changing the word order in a line of poetry
the difference to what is expected to happen to what actually happens
saying the opposite of what you mean
when audience/reader knows something when the character does not
what you think is going to happen is different from what actually happens
a contradiction that is true and possible
repetition of the sound of a stressed syllable and any syllables that follow
rhyme inside a line of poetry
end rhyme, external rhyme
rhyme at end of line of poetry
words that do not have exact chiming sounds, but that repeat only some sounds
regular pattern of rhyme
a word that imitates its sound
repetition of same consonant sound in several words
repetition of the vowel sounds in several words
repetition of consonance sound toward final ending
the reappearance of word or phrase
analyzing a poem to show its meter
musical quality based on repetition
a regular pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables
blank verse, free verse
free of meter/pattern
group of lines in a poem
run on line
line whose sense is not completed at the end of the line
end stopped line
line whose sense is naturally completed at the end of the line. usually punctuated
general organizing principle of a poem
one stressed and one or more unstressed syllables
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