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paradox
an apparent contradiction that is neverhteless somehow true
paragraph
elegy
a lament or sadly meditative poem sometimes written on the occasion of death
elegant
explication
A written explanation in great detail of a poem
explicit
doggerel
Verse full of irregularatiesdue not to skill but incompetence
dog
hyperbole
An exaggeration or overstatement in the service of the truth
hyper
epic poem
a long narrative poem tracing the adventures of a popular hero
epilogue
accent
a syllable given more prominence in pronunciation than its neighbors
access
bathos
a description that can move us to laughter instead of tears
baton