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audience (n.)

The person(s) reading a text, listening to a speaker, or observing a performance.

line (n.)


persona (n.)


purpose (n.)

an intended or desired result; end; aim; goal e.g., the poet's or speaker's purpose

stanza (n.)


style (n.)


tone (n.)

the writer's attitude toward the material and/or readers; also, a modulation of the voice expressing a particular feeling or mood e.g., playful, angry, or serious; also, tone of voice

verse (n.)


word choice (n.)


bankrupt (adj.)

at the end of one's resources; lacking e.g., to be morally bankrupt; similar to, but distinct from, being financially bankrupt; "Hod Putt"

epitaph (n.)


euphemism (n.)


irony (n.)

the use of words to convey a meaning that is the opposite of its literal meaning; an outcome of events contrary to what was, or might have been, expected distinct from coincidence; ""Hod Putt"

thwarted (adj. as used)

"The Hill"

venerable (adj.)

"The Hill"

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