English 2 Hon Vocab
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excessive pride in oneself
Repetition of initial consonant sounds
Repetition of similar vowel sounds
Repetition of consonant sounds
a statement that seems contradictory but is actually true
a figure of speech in which apparently contradictory terms appear in conjunction
Two consecutive lines of poetry that rhyme
A four line stanza
Pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables
Repetition of sounds at the end of words
rhyme that occurs within a line, rather than at the end
A regular pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in a line of poetry
A metrical unit composed of stressed and unstressed syllables.
A poem or song narrating a story in short stanzas
A lyric poem usually marked by serious, respectful, and exalted feelings toward the subject.
written or spoken language in its ordinary form, without metrical structure.
a sad or mournful poem
a verse form consisting of 14 lines with a fixed rhyme scheme