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explicate
close textual analysis

general poetry
juxtaposition
when you put things side by side to compare

general poetry
inversion
when you take the normal order of words and you invert them to make more effect

general poetry
refrain
group of words that are uniformly repeated

general poetry
repetition
no consistency or pattern

general poetry
persona
imagined speaker of a poem

general poetry
hyperbole
extreme exaggeration for the purpose of effect

ironic devices
understatement
saying less than what is meant

ironic devices
euphemism
when you try to make something bad sound better

ironic devices
rhyme scheme
pattern that a rhyme follows

sound/structure terms
slant rhyme
not a perfect rhyme

sound/structure terms
assonance
repetition of vowel sounds

sound/structure terms
consanance
repetition of consonant sounds

sound/structure terms
meter
measuring a rhythm of a line

sound/structure terms
onomatopoeia
imitate the words they are describing

sound/structure terms
stanza
paragraph of poetry

sound/structure terms
couplet
series of two consecutive rhyming lines

sound/structure terms
implied metaphor
does not explicitly state a comparison

figurative devices
extended metaphor
multiple metaphors about a single subject

figurative devices
symbol
something that means more than what it is

figurative devices
allusion
reference to a famous thing

figurative devices
metonymy
using a word or idea to replace something else

figurative devices
synecdoche
a figure of speech where a part represents a whole

figurative devices
apostrophe
type of personification, but you are speaking directly to it

figurative devices
what does the first T in TPCAST stand for?
title
what does the P in TPCAST stand for?
paraphrase
what does the C in TPCAST stand for?
connotation
what does the A in TPCAST stand for?
attitude or tone
what does the S in TPCAST stand for?
syntax
what does the T in TPCAST stand for?
theme
what does the first D in DIDDLSSS stand for?
diction
what does the I in DIDDLSSS stand for?
imagery
what does the second D in DIDDLSSS stand for?
details
what does the third D in DIDDLSSS stand for?
devices
what does the L in DIDDLSSS stand for?
language
what does the S in DIDDLSSS stand for?
sound
what does the second S in DIDDLSSS stand for?
structure
what does the third S in DIDDLSSS stand for?
syntax
dramatic irony
audience knows something the character doesn't

ironic devices
situational irony
anytime there is an unexpected event

ironic devices
verbal irony
say one thing that means the exact opposite

ironic devices
alliteration
repetitions of sounds at the beginning of words

ironic devices