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A line of poetry which is not end stopped and the sentence runs on to the next line without pause.
Enjambment
Lines of iambic pentameter rhymed in pairs, In Augustan poetry, each pair tends to be a complete sentence.
Heroic Couplet
A figure of speech that emphasizes through exaggeration.
Hyperbole
A line of five feet (weak stress followed by strong stress e.g. ti-tum)
Iambic Pentameter
Saying one thing while meaning another.
Irony
Refers to the style where something trivial is treated with ridiculous comic grandeur.
Mock Heroic
A speech or poem praising someone wholeheartedly.
Panegyric
An imitation of a work of literature to ridicule its characteristic features.
Parody
The art of speaking or writing effectively so as to persuade an audience to your point of view.
Rhetoric
Literature which holds up folly or vice to ridicule.
Satire
A comparison or likeness, often using "as when" to introduce sustained images.
Epic Simile
The transformation of someone into a god/goddess.
Deification
A figure of speech where one verb yokes together widely differing ideas.
Zeugma
"Opposite placing" - using contrasting ideas in neighboring sentences or clauses
Antithesis
An adjective or adjectival phrase which defines a special quality or attribute
Epithet
Moving from the sublime to the ridiculous, using the contrast to heighten the effect.
Bathos
Understanding or intelligence, showing imagination.
Wit
Ideas placed side by side to increase effect.
Juxtaposition