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combines the literal and abstract.
EX: abstract-dark clouds represent sadness; literal-rain is coming
Adds elements of emotion, attitude, or color. The deeper meaning of a word beyond the dictionary definition. An attitude or a feeling associated with a word, in contrast to the world's denotation.
The strict, literal definition of a word, devoid of any emotion, attitude, or color. The literal or dictionary meaning of a word.
Doubtfulness or uncertainty of meaning or intention. An expression that can't be determined from context or may have more than one meaning. The expression of an idea in such a way that more than one meaning is possible.
expressions, word, or phrase that has figurative meaning. In the red, unprofitable; showing a financial loss.
Shakespearean AKA English Sonnet
a sonnet form used by Shakespeare and having the rhyme scheme abab, cdcd, efef, gg. Essentially it consists of 3 quatrains and a final couplet.
a poem, such as a sonnet or an ode, that expresses the thoughts and feelings of the poet.
a poetic form in which a single character, addressing silent auditor at a critical moment, reveals himself or herself and the dramatic situation.
a short text honoring a deceased person, strictly speaking that is inscribed on their tombstone or plaque, but also used figuratively.
poetic measure; arrangement or words in regularly measured, patterned, or rhythmic lines or verses.
comparison of 2 things without using like or as that directly states something as another.
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