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alliteration
the repition of a consonant sounds in a group of words close together
Consonants
allusion
an inderect referance to a well-known person, place,historical event or work of art
inderect
assonance
repition of a vowel sound
vowels
ballad
a song or songlike poem that tells a story
song
ballad stanza
a quartain in alternate four- and three- stress iambic lines
4
blank verse
verse written in unrhymed iambic pentameter
not rhyming
connotation
the suggested meanings of a word or phrase
what it means?
denotation
the explicit meaning of a word, as listed in a dictionary
dictionary... meaning
diction
a writed coice of words
"dictate... is to say"
dramatic poetry
poetry where more then one character speaks
2 poeple
dramatic monologue
one character speaks
monolouge
elegy
a lyric powem in which only on character speaks
1 person says
end ryhme
end of a virse ryhm
end
enjambment
the running-on of a line
jamb... oposite of goingg
epic
a long narrative poem
homers epics
epithet
a word or phrase added to or subsituted for the name of a person place or thing
subsitution
extended metaphor
a COMPLEX comparison
COMPLEX
free verse
poetry that doesn't have a fixed antyhing
FREE
haiku
5-7-5 came from japan
5-7-5
heroic couplet
2 lines that are written in imabic pentametere which ryhem
COUPLE
hyperbole
a bold overstatement, or the extravagant exaggeration of fact or of possibilty
ITS RAINING CATS AND DOGS
INVERSION
THE REVERSAL OF THE ORDER
inVERsion, ReVERsal
irony
a contrast between what is started and what is really meant or between what is explected to happen and what actually does happen
contrast
limerick
a humouirse 5 lined poem
limerick.. RICK...LICK... funny
lyric poetry
verse....focuses on emoitions or thoughts of the speaker
lyrics show emotion in a verse
ode
LOOOONG lyric poem
ODE is short.. opposite of what
paradox
contradicptry
contradictory
parody
imitation of a peice of literature muic or art
parady.. = pair.. pairs copy.. imate
pun
play on words
pun = P
refrain
one or more phrases repeated usually at end of the poeem
refrain= train.. trains repeat
sonnet
14 lines
14 lines...
syntax
order of words
synTAX.. has order to do TAXES
tercet
3 lines connected by ryhme
3 lines rhyne