AP Lit & Comp - Vocab part 2
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unrhymed lines in iambic pentameter (resembles common speech)
pause in a line of verse, indicated by natural speech patterns rather than due to specific metrical patterns
deptiction in which a character's characteristics or features are so deliberately exaggerated as to render them absurd
figure of speech by which the order of the terms in the first two parallel clauses is reversed in the second
ordinary language, the vernacular
comparison of two unlikely things that is drawn out within a piece of literature, in particular an extended metaphor within a poem
what is suggested by a word, apart from what it explicitly describes, often referred to as the implied meaning of a word
the repetition of a sequence of two or more consonants, but with a change in the intervening vowels
ex. pitter-patter, pish-posh, clinging and clanging
two rhyming lines of iambic pentameter that together present a single idea or connection
a metrical foot in poetry that consists of two stressed syllables followed by one unstressed syllable
language and speech idiosyncrasies of a specific area, region, or group of people
ex. minnesotans say you betcha
specific word choice an author uses to persuade or convey tone, purpose, or effect
a monologue set in a specific situation and spoken to an imaginary audience - "soliloquy"
poetic lament upon the death of a particular person, usually ending in consolation
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