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MAP Literary Elements & Techniques 241+

Terms from the Literary Elements and Techniques questions on the MAP test. Developed by Adam Babcock for Schaumburg High School in the spring of 2011.
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iambic pentameter
ten-syllable lines in which every other syllable is stressed
paradox
situation, person, or thing that combines contradictory features or qualities
poetic meter
basic rhythmic structure of a verse
synecdoche
figure of speech in which a part is made to represent the whole or vice versa, as in Cleveland won by six runs (meaning "Cleveland's baseball team")
standard English
spoken and written language spoken and written by educated native users
antithesis
the exact opposite