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the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words or accented syllables
A brief reference within a work to something outside the work. Relates to - another literary work, a place or historical event
a short, concise statement expressing a wise or clever observation or general truth about life
the repetition of vowel sounds in conjunction with dissimilar consonant sounds
poetry written in unrhymed iambic pentameter
the repetition of similar final consonant sounds at the ends of words or accented syllables
a formal composition written in form of a letter to a distinct group
stories handed down orally among common people of a particular culture
a contrast between what is staged and what is staged, or between what is expected to happen and what actually happens
poems expressing personal feelings and tend to be melodic
comparison between two unlike things NOT using "like" or "as"
a fictional tale that explains the actions of g-ds or heroes or the cause of natural phenomena
the passing of songs, stories, and poems from generation to generation by word of mouth
repetition of grammatical structure
providing human qualities to a non-human or inanimate object
exact restatement of ideas or thesis
(a question whose answer is self-evident)
a comparison between two unlike things using the words "like" or "as"
literary movement during the 19th century that influenced poets
paraphrase of ideas or thesis