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Arts and Humanities
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repetition of consonant sounds at the beginnings of words
use of a word whose sound imitates or suggests its meaning. EX. woosh, bang, pop
repetition of accented vowel sounds and all the sounds following them in words that are close together in a poem
an alteration of stressed and unstressed syllables; measured flow of words and phrases in verse
language that appeals to the 5 senses: touch, taste, hear, see, smell
words that sound the same at the end of lines in poetry
the ordered pattern of rhymed lines in a poem using the end rhyme EX. AABB or ABAB
exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken literally EX. I've told you a million times!
a figure of speech involving the comparison of two unlike things USING the words LIKE or AS.
giving human characteristics to something non human
a figure of speech involving the direct comparison of one thing with another thing to another WITHOUT using LIKE or AS.
a reference meant to bring to mind a statement, person, place, event or thing that is known from previous experience in literature, history, etc.
a line of poetry
a "paragraph" of poetry; a group of two or more lines that form a unit in a poem.
poetry that does not follow specific rules, styles, or formats
the attitudes a writer takes toward the reader, a subject, or a character
something that has its own meaning AND stands for something beyond itself
Example: a dove or the color red can be symbols for peace or love
the feelings associated with a word
contrast or discrepancy between expectations and reality; when the opposite of what is expected happens
repetition of consonant sound anywhere in the word
repetition of vowel sounds anywhere in the word
words that sound similar but are not an exact rhyme
meanings, associations, or emotions that a word suggests
literal (dictionary) definition of a word
A type of literature that expresses ideas, feelings, or tells a story in a specific form (usually using lines and stanzas)
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