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.
ten-syllable lines in which every other syllable is stressed
situation, person, or thing that combines contradictory features or qualities
basic rhythmic structure of a verse
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")
spoken and written language spoken and written by educated native users
the exact opposite