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Poetry Terms 2 Henry
strongly contrasting words, clauses, sentences Balancing one term against another
unrhymed verse (usually in iambic pentameter) Most of Shakespeare's plays
harsh, jarring, discordant sound; dissonance dont for effect
elaborate analogy or extended metaphor
It's main purpose is to teach a lesson
example- dramatic monologue. dramatic form
pleasant, harmonious sound used for effect
not written in traditiona meter but is still rhythmical. Walt Whitman is the most notable
conjoining contradictory terms (as in 'deafening silence')
the use of a series of words, phrases, or sentences that have similar grammatical form
hissing sounds represented by s, z, sh
manner of expression by an author.
diction, detail, snytax, figurative language, imagery, sound devices,
the grammatical arrangement of words in sentences
change of idea or directio in a poem
a statement that is restrained in ironic contrast to what might have been said In Macbeth, "Twas a rough night"