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Repetition of vowel sounds
a poetic meter that is made up of 5 stressed syllables each followed by an unstressed syllable
A reference to another work of literature, person, or event
A comparison without using like or as
Directly compares two things with a verb such as "is"
Implies or suggests the comparison between the two thing without stating it directly
A metaphor developed at great length, occurring frequently in or throughout a work.
a poem of fourteen lines using any of a number of formal rhyme schemes, in English typically having ten syllables per line.
A word inside a line rhymes with another word on the same line
repetition of sounds
Repeating a word, phrase, or idea for emphasis or rhythmic effect
verse without rhyme, especially that which uses iambic pentameter.
Poetry that does not have a regular meter or rhyme scheme
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