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59 Cards in this Set

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elizabeth
14 lines 10 syllables per line iambic pentameter
cinquain
5 lines increasing syllable count until last line 2 syllables
sestina
6 lines 6 stanzas final triplet
petrarchan
octave and sestet
turn
sequence of several consecutive notes
villanelle
19 lines two rhyumes
explication
analysis of literary work to reveal meaning
poetic justice
retribution
motif
dominant idea
theme
idea pervading a work of literature
comedy of manners
satrizes the behavior of a particular social group
lyric
expressing the writers emotions
horatian satire
playful
juvenalian
contemptful invective
prosody
pattern of rhyme
duple meter
two main beats per bar
iambic
unstressed to stressed
trochaic
stressed unstressed
rising meter
unstressed to stressed
denouement
reolution tying of strings
blank verse
no rhyme iambic pentameter
common meter/hymn/ballad stanza
iambic trimeter. four lines, abcb abab

ballad0- ;quatrian
couplet
two lines same rhyme and meter
closed couplet
do not extend sense beyond lines end
heroic couplet
closed couplet iambic pentameter
analogy
comparision between two things for the purpose of clarification
anaphora
repitition at the beginning of sucessive clauses
antithesis
opposite
incremental rep
line repeated changed in minor context
oxymoron
apparently contradictionry terms appear in conjunction
paradox
self contradictory
paralellism
use of successive verbal contstructions
pun
exploiting different possible meainings of a word
rhetorical accent/stress
word in sentence being stressed
cadence
rhythm
end rhyme
sight rhyme
slant
half rhyme
triple rhyme
three syllables second/third unstressed
alliteration
same letter at beginning of adjacent or closley connected words
assonance
epitiion of vowels
consonance
reoccurace of consonances
sibilance
hissing sound
ballad stanza
four line stanza iambic meter
envoy
short stanza concluding a balad
ottavia rima
eight iambic lines, iambic pentameter
refrain
chorus
rime royal
sevel lines iambic pentameter ababbcc
spensarian stanza
eight lines iambic pentameter followed one line in iambic hexameter
inversion or word order
used to form euqstions/emphasis
juxtaposition
place side by side
loose sentence
independent cluase first
active voice
subject is agent oor actor of verb
authorial voice
individual writing style
hyperbole
exaggeration
se;ntimentalism
excessive expression of sad feelings
allegory
hidden meaning can be interpreted
catachresis
incorrect word usage
synecdoche
part made to rep whhole
metonymy
substitution of a name of adjunct/adj for thing menat (track for horse racing)