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A group of lines in a poem
a group of words on a line together on one line of a poem or a bar in rap lyrics
A line or set of lines repeated several times over the course of a poem.
an attitude a writer takes or tries to provoke through his words or poem
How the reader feels about the text while reading.
an idea or feeling that a word invokes in addition to its literal or primary meaning.
the literal meaning of a word
a rhyme involving a word in the middle of a line and another at the end of the line or in the middle of the next.
words that rhyme at end of two lines
to look at something carefully. Carefully examining text or elements of the text
to explain the meaning of each line, stanza, or poem. The author's meaning
depression or sadness
the ordered pattern of rhymes at the ends of the lines of a poem or verse.
A comparison using like, than, or as
the giving of human qualities to an animal, object, or idea
A direct comparison between two unlike things.
the use of words that imitate sounds
exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken literally.
Repetition of consonant sounds and letters
The repetition of a word at the beginning or end of poem lines.
A reference to another work of literature, person, or event. we
A comparison between two unlike things that continues throughout a series of sentences in lines in a poem.
the action or capability of understanding something