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MAP Reading Vocabulary 241-260

Common Core Reading terms aligned with MAP RIT band 241-260
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cliche
A worn-out idea or overused expression
iambic pentameter
A common meter in poetry consisting of an unrhymed line with five feet or accents, each foot containing an unaccented syllable and an accented syllable.
iambic feet
simply a short syllable with a long stressed syllable da Da da Da
metric feet
specific sequence of syllables in a verse of poetry
synecdoche
. a figure of speech that utilizes a part as representative of the whole. "All hands on deck" is an example.
antithesis
Balancing words, phrases, or ideas that are strongly contrasted, often by means of grammatical structure; the direct opposite
parallelism
Phrases or sentences of a similar construction/meaning placed side by side, balancing each other
scansion
The process of marking lines of poetry to show the type of feet and the number of feet they contain