Pleasurable poetry practice, and more...
trying to capture underlying bodily feelings (hunger, thirst)
when nature reflects the emotional qualities of a character ex: raining at a funeral. This is esp. imp. in Jane Eyre!!! :)
using something closely associated with the object itself
ex: the Patriots rose up and fought the Crown
using a small part of something to refer to larger whole
ex: nice threads homie!
system of metaphor and allusion that refers to a story outside text (generally biblical or mythical)
short phrase seemingly contradictory but nevertheless true
ex: cold fire (Widow's Lament)
to draw our attention to the truth by grossly over-exaggerating it
unexpected or unintended result, often of an action
reference to something outside text
writer or speaker's attitude towards subject
absence of any pattern or meter
un-rhymed iambic pentameter (Shakespeare!!)
pause within a line (period, comma)
ex: the cook
repetition of vowel sound
repetition of middle or end consonants
4 feet per line (so, 2x4=8 syllables per line)
5 feet per line (so, 2x5=10 syllables per line)
an address to something inanimate or not there
tells Romeo in Act 4 about Juliet's "death"
fails to relay message of plan to Romeo b/c held up in house b/c thought to have "the plague"