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  1. all componets of the poem such as word choice, word arrangement, figures of speech, rythm and dictation and sound.
    Tone
  2. -song
    or poem that tells a lively or tragic story in simple language using rhyming
    four line stanzas and a set meter
    Ballad
  3. -unrhymed iambic pentameter often used in Shakespere plays
    BlankVerse
  4. short
    poem with central pictorial IMAGE written in an uninflected VOICE
    Lyric-
  5. a poem of lamentation memorializing the dead or contemplating some nuance of
    lifes melancholy
    Elegy-
  6. -an
    elevated formal lyric often written in ceremony to someone or a subject matter
    Ode
  7. - a poem in which a character addresses another character
    Dramaticmonologue
  8. an author or character's distinctive choice of words and style of expression
    Diction
  9. an author's attitude toward his/her characters or subject matter
    Tone
  10. an artistic critique, sometimes heated, on some aspect of human
    immorality or absurdity
    Satire
  11. variety
    of poetry in which life in the countryside (mainly shepherds) is glorified and
    idealized
    Pastoral-
  12. Figure
    of speech
    • a
    • technique of using language to describe one thing in terms of another, often
    • comparing two unlike objects to condense and heighten the effect of the
    • language particularly the effect of imagery and symbolism
  13. direct comparison of two disimilar things using
    like or as
    Simile-
  14. -close
    comparison or joining of two disimilar things without using like or as
    Metaphor
  15. a figure of speech that uses emblem or a closely associated object to
    represent another object
    Metonymy-
  16. -figure
    of speech that uses a piece or part of anything to represent its entirety
    Synecdoche
  17. -figure
    of speech in which a writer ascribes human traits or behavior to something
    inhuman
    Personification
  18. figure
    of speech in which writer directly addresses an unseen person, force or
    personified idea
    Apostrophe-
  19. the associations a wry carries beyond its literal meaning
    Connotation-
  20. the literal meaning of a word
    Denotation-
  21. a sensory impression created by language
    Image-
  22. -analysis
    of a poems rhythm and metrical structures
    Prosody
  23. sequence
    of stressed and unstressed sounds in a poem
    Rhythm-
  24. -seemingly contradictory statements that when closely examined have a
    deeper meaning
    Paradox
  25. - a type of figurative speech that uses verbal exaggeration to
    make a point
    Hyperbole(overstatement)
  26. purposeful underestimation of something used to emphasize its actual magnitude
    Understatement-
  27. situation in which outcome is very different than what is expected
    Situational irony-
  28. statement in which the stated meaning is very different (sometimes
    opposite) from the implied meaning
    Verbal irony-
  29. any object, image or character or action that suggests meaning beyond everyday
    literal meaning
    Symbol-
  30. -the use of the senses that evoke words that make the image more vivid
    Imagery

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