AP Vocab 3
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AP Vocab 3
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Poetry/ Literary Terms
A figurative use of language in which comparison is expressed without the use of a comparative term like "as", "like", or "than"
The repetition of a regular rhythmic unit in a line of poetry.
A figure of speech which is characterized by the substitution of a term naming an object closely associated with the word in mind for the word itself.
The mingling of one metaphor with another immediately following with which the first is incongruous.
A non dramatic poem which tells a story or presents a narrative, whether simple or complex, long or short.
An eight line stanza. Most commonly, ___ refers to the first division of an Italian sonnet
The use of words whose sounds suggest their meaning.
A form of paradox that combines a pair of contrary terms into a single expressions. This combination usually serves the purpose of shocking the reader into awareness
A situation or action or feeling that appears to be contradictory but on inspection turns out to be true or at least to make sense
A similar grammatical structure within a line of poetry
A restatement of ideas in such a way as to retain the meaning while changing the diction and form
A kind of
that gives inanimate objects or abstract ideas human characteristics
A play on words that are identical or similar in sound but have sharply diverse meanings.