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Alliteration
The repetition of consonant sounds, at the beginning of words.
Antonym
Words that are opposite in meaning
Assonance
The repetition of similar vowel sounds in a line of poetry.
Blank Verse
A line of poetry in unrhymed iambic pentameter
Connotation
The personal associations called up by a word that goes beyond its dictionary meaning
Consonance
The repetition of consonant sounds at the end of the word
Denotation
The dictionary meaning of a word
Figurative Language
A form of language use in which writers mean something other than the literal meaning of their words
Form
The arrangement or method used to convey the content
Free Verse
Poetry without a regular pattern of meter or rhyme
Homonym
Two words with the same pronunciation and spelling but with different meanings
Homophone
Two words with the same pronunciation but with different meanings and spellings
Iambic Pentameter
The repetition of an unaccented syllable followed by an accented syllable