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poem of lament, praise, and consolation, usually formal and sustained, over the death of a person; medtitative poem in a plantive or sorrowful mood
extended narrative poem, usually simple in consturction, but grand in scope, exalted in style, heroic in theme, often expression to the ideas of a nation or race
type of lyric or melic verse, usually irregular, considerable length, sometimes divided in accordance with transitions of throught and mood
word or phrase literally denoting 1 object or idea is applied to another, thereby sugesting a likeness or anology
poetic sound devices
techniques that a poet uses to create a certin sound or musical quality in his/her poetry
also called head rhyme or initial rhyme, the repetition of the inital sounds of stress syllables in neighboring wors or at short intervals with in a line or passage
relatively close juxtapositions of the same or similar vowel sound, but with different end consonants in a line or passage, thus a vowel rhyme
close repetition of the same end consonants of stressed syllables with differerent vowel sounds
essential of all poetry, regular or progressive of recurrent accents in the flow of a poem as determined by the arses and theses of the metrical feet
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