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Alliteration
repition of same beginning sounds in close words
rhythm
the beat of a poem, the pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables
structure
number and length of lines, including the presence of stanzas
tone
alttitude of the speaker
ironic tone
where one thing is said but something else is meant
denotation
dictionary meaning
connotation
range of association
hyberbole
exxagerations
litotes
understatemetns
simile
a figure of speech involving a comparison between unlike things using like, as, or as though
metaphor
a comparason between essentially unlike tyinkgs without a word suchas as like or as
symbol
an object or action in a literary work that means more than itself
figurative language
a form of language use in which writeres and speakers convey something other than the literal meaning of their words
synecdoche
a figure of speech in which a part is substitued for the whole
Metonymy
a figure of speech in which a closely related term is substitued for an object or idea