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match up the different poetic elements to their definition / example
Terms in this set (22)
Repetition of initial consonant sounds
An idea or feeling that a word invokes for a person in addition to its literal or primary meaning.
A pair of rhymed lines that may or may not constitute a separate stanza in a poem.
Dictionary definition of a word
A long narrative poem telling of a hero's deeds
Language that cannot be taken literally since it was written to create a special effect or feeling.
A metrical unit composed of stressed and unstressed syllables.
Poetry that does not have a regular meter or rhyme scheme
purposeful exaggeration for effect
Description that appeals to the senses (sight, sound, smell, touch, taste)
A comparison of two unlike things not using 'like' or 'as
A pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in poetry
A lyric poem usually marked by serious, respectful, and exalted feelings toward the subject.
A word, such as "plop", "buzz", or "snap" whose sound suggests its meaning.
A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given human feelings, thoughts, or attitudes
Repetition of sounds at the end of words
Pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables
A comparison of two unlike things using "like" or "as"
14 lines; following a specific rhyme scheme
A group of lines in a poem
A thing that represents or stands for something else, especially a material object representing something abstract.
A central message, concern or insight into life expressed in a literary work.
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