Western Wind Chap. 1-3 Terms
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a piece of news from the world outside or from our own bodies which is brought into the light of consciousness through one of the senses.
an image is anything presented to consciousness as a bodily sensation
stripped of physical detail
the prose meaning of the poem. something put completely in your own words, "reducing" it to its literal meaning.
any resemblance, in form or function, between otherwise unlike objects
one kind of analogy that works with intersense relationships. It is the perception or interpretation of the data of one sense in terms of another.
an incomplete reference to something that those who share our knowledge or background will understand
we personify, or see as people, not only inanimate things but also abstractions, movements, or events
a natural product of the symbolizing mind; poets, when not making up myths of their own, are still commenting on the ancient ones
commonly defined as "a part for the whole." A way of perceiving and thinking as well as of speaking, in its commonest form it singles out some part of a thing as important enough to stands for the whole thing.
so close it overlaps. Referring to one thing by using the name of something associated with it.
an image that stands for more than it denotes literally. Like a metaphor in that it transfers meaning from one thing to another.
a narrative in which characters and events stand for ideas and actions on another level.