english final

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english final
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  1. a person who speaks
    speaker
  2. The selection of words in a literary work
    diction
  3. license or liberty taken by a poet, prose writer, or other artist in deviating from rule, conventional form, logic, or fact, in order to produce a desired effect
    poetic license
  4. The associations called up by a word that goes beyond its dictionary meaning
    connotation
  5. The dictionary meaning of a word
    denotation
  6. The pattern of related comparative aspects of language, particularly of images, in a literary work
    imagery
  7. A figure of speech in which a part is substituted for the whole
    synecdoche
  8. A form of language use in which writers and speakers convey something other than the literal meaning of their words
    figurative language
  9. A figure of speech involving a comparison between unlike things using like, as, or as though
    simile
  10. A comparison between essentially unlike things without an explicitly comparative word such as like or as
    metaphor
  11. The endowment of inanimate objects or abstract concepts with animate or living qualities
    personification
  12. An object or action in a literary work that means more than itself, that stands for something beyond itself
    symbol
  13. a metaphor that has occurred so often that it has become a new meaning of the expression
    dead metaphor
  14. a metaphor that is extended through a stanza or entire poem, often by multiple comparisons of unlike objects or ideas
    extended metaphor
  15. The implied attitude of a writer toward the subject and characters of a work
    tone
  16. use of words for auditory effect,can convey meaning or mood or unify a work
    musical devices
  17. The matching of final vowel or consonant sounds in two or more words
    rhyme
  18. differing consonant sounds are followed by identical stressed vowel sounds, and the following sounds, if any, are identical
    exact rhyme
  19. rhyme occurs within lines
    internal rhyme
  20. the rhyming words occur at the ends of the lines
    end rhyme
  21. A pair of rhymed lines that may or may not constitute a separate stanza in a poem
    couplets
  22. The repetition of consonant sounds, especially at the beginning of words
    alliteration
  23. The repetition of similar vowel sounds in a sentence or a line of poetry or prose
    assonance
  24. the repetition of identical consonant sounds and differing vowel sounds in words in proximity
    consonance
  25. a phrase or verse recurring at intervals in a song or poem
    refrain
  26. The use of words to imitate the sounds they describe
    onomatopoeia
  27. The recurrence of accent or stress in lines of verse
    rhythm
  28. The measured pattern of rhythmic accents in poems
    meter
  29. one unstressed syllable followed by one stressed syllable
    iambic
  30. Poetry without a regular pattern of meter or rhyme
    free verse
  31. A line of poetry or prose in unrhymed iambic pentameter
    blank verse
  32. the relationship or organization of the component parts of a work of art or literature
    struscture
  33. A division or unit of a poem that is repeated in the same form
    stanza
  34. a sonnet form used by Shakespeare and having the rhyme schemeabab, cdcd, efef, gg
    English (Shakespearean) sonnet
  35. a sonnet form popularized by Petrarch, consisting of an octave with the rhyme scheme abbaabba and of a sestet with one of several rhyme schemes, as cdecde or cdcdcd.
    Italian (Petrarchan) sonnet
  36. A poem that tells a story
    narrative
  37. A long narrative poem that records the adventures of a hero
    epic
  38. a song that is traditionally sung by the common people of a region and forms part of their culture
    folk ballad
  39. a written composition by a single poet, who deliberately chooses the sorts of themes found in folk ballads and imitates their form
    literary ballad
  40. single character speaking at a critical moment, usually addressed to some other character who remains silent
    dramatic monologue
  41. A type of poem characterized by brevity, compression, and the expression of feeling
    lyric
  42. The manner or style of expressing oneself in language or the arts
    dialect
  43. A figure of speech involving exaggeration
    hyperbole

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