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Poetry Terms

Poetry terms not previously learned from Literary Terms
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assonance
the repetition of similiar or like vowel sounds in stressed syllables
consonance
the repetition of final consonant sounds
denotation
the dictionary meaning of a word
meter/rhyme
a pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables
paradox
a statement that seems impossible but is true
refrain
a line or lines repeated at intervals
syntax
the study of sentence structure`
connotation
the tone of a word suggested beyond diction
apostrophe
talking to someone in poetry that is not actually present
extended metaphor
a metaphor that continues throughout a stanza, paragraph, or literary work