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Elegy
Poem mourning the dead
End rhyme
"Normal rhyme"
Rhyming words at the ends of their respective lines
Epic
Long poem narrating adventures of a heroic figure
Fable
Story that illustrates a moral
Figurative language
Language that does not mean exactly what it means
First person point of view
The narrator refers to himself as "I"
Foreshadowing
A technique in which author gives clues about a later event
Free verse
Poetry with no set meter (rhythm) or rhyme scheme
Genre
A kind of style, usually of art or literature
Hyperbole
A huge expression
Iambic pentameter
Ten-syllable lines where every other syllable is stressed
Imagery
Use of description that helps reader imagine how something looks/sounds/feels/smells/tastes
Internal rhyme
A rhyme that occurs within one line
Irony
Language that conveys a certain idea by saying the opposite
{Dramatic, Situational, Verbal}
Literal language
Language that means exactly what it says