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(Incomplete for the moment) Honors World Literature 10th poetic devices quizlet for the test on Tuesday

It is indeed a quizlet about the poetry terms for the test on Tuesday.
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Alliteration
repetition of consonant sounds in words that are close to one another
Allusion
a reference to another person, place, event, or thing from another work of literature
Assonance
repetition of similar vowel sounds in words that are close together
Ballad
a song or song-like poem from oral tradition
Blank Verse
Poetry written in iambic pentameter (no rhyme)
Caesura
a pause or break in the middle of a line
Conceit
a fanciful and elaborate figure of speech that makes a surprising connection between 2 surprisingly dissimilar things
Couplet
two consecutive lines that rhyme
Elegy
a poem that mourns the death of a person or laments something last
Enjambment
a run-on line that completes a thought from one line of verse to the next
Epic
a long narrative poem that relates the great deeds of a great hero
Figure of Speech (figurative language)
a word or phrase that describes one thing
Foot
a unit of rhythm in a line of poetry
Haiku
a brief, unrhymed, three-line poem from 17th century Japan (5-7-5)
Hyperbole
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Iamb
a metrical foot consisting of an unstressed followed by a stressed syllable
Iambic Pentameter
5 iambs within a line
Imagery
words and phrases that appeal to the senses
Internal Rhyme
rhyme within a line of poetry (not at the end)
Inversion
when normal word order is reversed
Lyric Poem
a poem that expresses deep emotion
Metaphor (direct)
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Meter
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Mood
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Octave/sestet
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Ode
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Onomatopoeia
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Oxymoron
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Pastoral
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Personification
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Pun
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Quatrain
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Repetition
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Rhyme
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Rhythm
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Sonnet (Shakespearean)
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Sonnet (Petrarchan)
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Metaphor (implied)
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Metaphor (extended)
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Stanza
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Tercet
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Tone
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Trochee
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Trimeter
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Tetrameter
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Pentameter
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Hexameter
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