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Thing or person in one time period.
Anachronism
When a small thing happens when you expected too much.
Anticlimax
Short saying
Aphorism
Using high language. *Language that says 'I'm better than you'*
Bombast
When something gets cutout.
Bowdlerize
Purging of the emotions or Relieving of emotional tensions
Catharsis
A five-line stanza.
Cinquain
Slang
Colloquialism
Expectation
Convention
Decay of moral order
Decadence
Rant
Diatribe
Direct and to the point
Didacticism
Badly written poem
Doggerel
Serious
Epicurean/Stoic
Giving something episodes
Episodic
A brief poem or other writing in praise of a deceased person.
Epitaph
End of poem.
End-stopped Line
False
Fallacy
Peaceful
Idyll
Implyed
Innuendo
Rejection of moral principles.
Nihilism
Short novel.
Novelette/Novella
No talking.
Pantomime
1. A line of verse consisting of five metrical feet.
2. Classical Prosody. a verse consisting of two dactyls, one long syllable, two more dactyls, and another long syllable.
3. unrhymed verse of five iambic feet; heroic verse.
Pentameter
*Also called elegiac pentameter.*
of, pertaining to, or resembling rogues
Picaresque
An unprincipled, deceitful, and unreliable person; a scoundrel or rascal.
One who is playfully mischievous; a scamp.
A wandering beggar; a vagrant.
A vicious and solitary animal, especially an elephant that has separated itself from its herd.
An organism, especially a plant, that shows an undesirable variation from a standard.
Rogue
Appearance of truth
Verisimilitude