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The sequence of words printed as a separate entry on the page
A group of lines which form a division of a poem
End stopped line
A line with a pause at the end. Lines that end with a period, a comma, a colon, a
semicolon, an exclamation point, or a question mark are end-stopped lines.
The continuation of the sense and grammatical construction from one line of
poetry to the next
The voice of a poem
Topic of a poem
Feeling about a poem
The attitude that the writer has to an issue
The truth the poem conveys. Also it's message
The contrast between actual meaning and the suggestion of another meaning.
The repetition of the same or similar sounds at the beginning of a word
The way a word sounds. Crash
Same sounds of words following each other
The pattern of rhyming in a poem.
A reference outside the piece of writing. Out of context about a subject
A technique authors use to say something in a non-literal manner and yet makes sense to the reader.
An outrageous exaggeration
Words in phrases that make the picture visible
Comparing two words without using like or as
Time is money
Giving human characteristics to nonhuman thing
The lock in the door stared at me as I walked.
Comparing two words using like or as
He was as strong as an ox
And object or person that stands for a larger abstract idea.
Opposite of a hyperbole. Represents something less than it actually is.
Direction word choice
The authors choice of words based on their correctness clarity or effectiveness. Good versus outstanding
A piece of writing that has a different meaning
Written in the special way
Traditional essay writing
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