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Poetry Terms Set Two

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satire
literary tone used to ridicule or make fun of human vice or weakness
symbolism
a device in literature where an object represents an idea.
mood
the overall emotion created by a work of literature
allusion
a reference to someone or something that is known from history, literature, religion, politics, sports, science, or some other branch of culture
assonance
repetition of vowel sounds
consonance
repetition of consonant sounds
oxymoron
A figure of speech that combines opposite or contradictory terms in a brief phrase.
metric feet
In poetry two or three syllables together make a metric foot.
sonnet
a verse form consisting of 14 lines with a fixed rhyme scheme
stanza
a group of lines in a poem
synecdoche
A figure of speech in which a part is used for the whole (as hand for sailor), the whole for a part (as the law for police officer), the specific for the general (as cutthroat for assassin), the general for the specific (as thief for pickpocket), or the material for the thing made from it (as steel for sword).
rhythm
the arrangement of spoken words alternating stressed and unstressed elements
repetition
repeated use of sounds, words, or ideas for effect and emphasis
rhyme scheme
the pattern of rhyme in a poem
sensory language
language that appeals to sight, hearing, smell, touch, and taste