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23 Cards in this Set

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something from outside brought into ourselves through the senses
"That which we call a rose / By any other name would smell as sweet"
an image that is clearly real and solid
"... the shark / Glides white through the phosphorous sea."
an image meant to represent something else
"And the divine entity was a being of meteorology."
a prose meaning of a text
"And he twas pleased / For he was a live being"

"He was happy cause he wasn't dead."
a poem that directly expresses the emotion of its speaker
Western wind, when will thou blow,
The small rain down can rain?
Christ! if my love were in my arms,
And I in my bed again!
a poem that expresses itself self-consciously, in a longer form than a lyric
Oh couches are so great,
They are so darn awesome,
I sat on one while I ate,
And then I lost my kingdom.
They are still the best,
And I love them oh so much,
Even when one's on my chest,
As long as it's not a bunch.

BTW, that's a really damn bad example. But I hope you get the point. GO COUCHES.
a comparison using "like" or "as"
"I am like Winston Churchill."

(who's winston churchill?)
a comparison not using "like" or "as"

We transfer from one thing the identity of another that we associate with it.
The heart of a cruel man is a stone.
if A is like B, then C is like D
CDs are to DVDs as Medal of Honour is to Call of Duty - faster, but worse.
interpretation of data of one sense in terms of another
"To the bugle, every colour is red."
an incomplete reference that those who share our knowledge will understand
"Out, out, silly monk!"
refers to Shakespeare's line in Macbeth:
"Out, out, brief candle! / Life's but a walking shadow..."
giving an inanimate object human characteristics
The D is desperate for recognition and love.
stories that use personification to explain things
Leda and the Swan
"a part for the whole"
All hands on deck!
referring to something with a name associated with it
"I saw the Axe today!"

"The scepter, learning, physic must
All follow this, and come to dust."
an image that stands for more than it denotes
A dagger is a symbol of murder.
a narrative in which characters and their actions stand for ideas on a different level
Stories such as Aesop's fables.
statement that implies a contradiction
"Born but to die, and reasoning but to err..."
linking opposite words with different meanings
Military intelligence, sports bar, etc.
directing attention to a play of opposites
Saying "lovely weather!" in the middle of an icy downpour.
an image that is not directly or entirely given
withheld image
Guess what?
asserting a truth while denying the opposite
Not bad!
dramatic overstatement
That was the best f'king cracker I've ever had!