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Poetry Terms (25)
Terms in this set (25)
Occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of words or phrases
Idea or feeling that a word creates contrary to its literal definition
Literal meaning of a word or phrase
Authors explanation or analogy of a single metaphor
Poetry that does not rhyme or have a regular meter
Exaggerated claims not meant to be taken literally
Expression used in place of a literal phrase
Visually descriptive or figurative language, especially in a literary work.
Group of words or sentence in a poem; groups of lines make up stanzas begins with capital letter
A figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an object but is not literally applicable.
Unit of rhythm in poetry, the pattern of the beats
Kind of poem devoted to praise meant to be expressed with deep feeling: elevated style
Words used to describe sounds. ( BOOM!)
express the meaning of the writer or writing using different words
The attribution of human characteristics to non-human things.
A form of literature that uses rhythm and style to express feeling or emotion.
Repeated line or number of lines in a poem or song, typically at the end of each stanza
Correspondence of sound between words or ending of words, especially at the end of poetry lines
Ordered pattern of rhymes at the ends of lines in a poem or verse
The pattern of long, start stressed and unstressed syllables
Section of lines in a poem similar to a paragraph
Blank lines between stanzas
The comparison of one thing to another used as a description: like or as
Use of symbols as a poetic movement to express ideas or emotions
Overall Moral or lesson of a work of literature
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