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fixes both the number of stresses and syllables within a line or stanza
- consists in repeating the same consonant sound at the beginning of two or more words in close succession.
- "Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers …"
if it can be interpreted in more than one way
- in accentual stress meters it consists of two unstressed syllables
- followed by one stressed syllable. It may be seen as a reversed dactyl
- Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house
- efrain of vowel sounds to create internal rhyming within phrases or sentences
- "Do you like blue?", the /uː/ ("o"/"ou"/"ue" sound) is repeated within the sentence and is assonant
a regular meter, but no rhyme.
a term to denote an audible pause that breaks up a line of verse
- A five line poetic form which consists of 2, 4, 6, 8 then 2 syllables;
- A five line poetic form which consists of 1 noun, 2 adjectives, 3
- Lived once,
- Long ago, but
- Only dust and dreams
- a poem that establishes a striking comparison between two dissimilar things.
- Robert Frost's "Design"
characterized by the repetition of the same consonant two or more times in short succession, as in "pitter patter" or in "all mammals named Sam are clammy"
- is a pair of lines of poetry that
- are usually rhymed.
- a stressed syllable followed by two unstressed syllables
- Picture yourself in a boat on a river withtangerine tree-ees and marmalade skii-ii-es.
When the audience has information the character does not
A poem addressing a work of art
a rhyme that occurs in the last syllables of verses
- the breaking of a syntactic unit (a phrase, clause, or sentence) by the end of a line or between two verses
- I am not prone to weeping, as our sex
- Commonly are; the want of which vain dew
describe something by comparing it with something else
a form of poetry which refrains from meter patterns, rhyme, or any other musical pattern
- is a rhetorical device in which statements are exaggerated
- I could sleep for a year
- a metrical foot used in various types of poetry
- a short syllable followed by a long syllable (as in i-amb)
is when the later part of the word or phrase is identical sounding to another
- the assumption that the meaning intended by the author of a literary work is of primary importance.
- it is the Contextual evidence that presents the greatest potential for intentional fallacies of interpretation
- is rhyme that occurs in a single line of verse.
- Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary
When the outcome is opposite of what is expected
An implicit comparison between two things
- Literal term for one thing is applied to another with which it is closely associated
- Example- Death of a ball turret- the ball turret associated with government
individual persons are in direct contact with reality through sensory perception
is the interval between one musical pitch and another with half or double its frequency
a word that imitates or suggests the source of the sound that it describes. "caarackle"
Joining contradictory terms to each other in a line of poetry
a statement that seems to be self-contradictory but is nonetheless true
- a line has five of these
- da DUM da DUM da DUM da DUM da DUM
giving human characteristics to non human things inanimate objects, or abstractions
a stanza consisting of four lines.
the analysis of verse to show its meter
Of, relating to, or derived from the senses
a formation containing exactly seven
consist of an octave, of eight lines, succeeded by a sestet, of six lines
the time, location, and everything in which a story takes place,
- The presence of strongly emphasized s, sh,
- ch, z, j sounds in speech called sibilants. These
- CONSONANTs are
- created by air moving through the vocal tract and being
- constricted by the position of the tongue and lips
an explicit comparison between two things
When the events turn out the opposite of what is expected
A partial or imperfect rhyme, often using assonance or consonance only, as in dry and died or grown and moon. Also called half rhyme, near rhyme, oblique rhyme, slant rhyme.
the one speaking in a poem or story
- a metrical foot consisting of two stressed syllables
- White founts falling in the courts of the sunAnd the Soldan of Byzantium is smiling as they run;
a fixed number of lines of verse forming a unit of a poem
a syllabic character or sound
is something such as an object, picture, written word, sound, or particular mark that represents something else by association
a term denoting a part of something is used to refer to the whole thing
- Using the language of one sense to describe the experience of another
- "loud shirt" "the red apple screamed"
concept being explained in a similie. "LOVE is like a potato
composed of three lines of poetry, forming a stanza or a complete poem
has four measures, which are also called feet
The idea about life is revealed in a work of literature
how the author feels
- a metre of three metrical feet per line—example:
- When here // the spring // we see,
- a metrical foot used in formal poetry consisting of a stressed syllable followed by an unstressed one
- Should you ask me, whence these stories?
representing something as of much less importance or magnitude than it actually is
thing to what it is being compared to in a simile- love is like a POTATO
stating the opposite of what you actually mean
a similarity in spelling between words that are pronounced differently and hence, not an auditory rhyme. An example is the pair slaughter and laughter