Sound and Sense Terms

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Sound and Sense Terms
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  1. an apparent contradiction that is nevertheless somehow true
    paradox
  2. Aesop's tale of the traveler who could blow both hot and cold air
    paradoxical situation
  3. "damn with faint praise"
    verbal paradox
  4. the contradiction usually stems from one of the words being used figuratively or with more than one denotaiton
    paradoxical statement
  5. hyperbole; exaggeration in the service of truth
    overstatement
  6. saying less than one means
    understatement
  7. meanings that extend beyond its use merely as a figure of speech
    irony
  8. saying the opposite of what one means
    verbal irony
  9. bitter or cutting speech
    sarcasm
  10. formal term, usually applied to written literature rather than to speech and ordinarily impling a higher motive: rudicule human folly or vice
    satire
  11. the discrepancy between what the speaker says and what the poem means
    dramatic irony
  12. a discrepancy exists between the actual circumstances and those that would seem appropriate or between what one anticipates and what actually comes to pass
    irony of situation
  13. a reference to something in history or previous literature
    allusion
  14. the experience the poem communicates
    total meaning
  15. the ingredient that can be separated out in the form of a prose paraphrase
    prose meaning
  16. the writer's or speaker's attitude toward the subject, the reader, or herself or himself; the emotional coloring, or the emotional meaning, of the work
    tone
  17. the repetition of initial consonant sounds
    alliteration
  18. the repetition of vowel sounds
    assonance
  19. the repetition of final consonant sounds
    consonance
  20. the repetition of the accented vowel sound and any succeeding consonant sounds
    rhyme
  21. when the rhyme sounds involve only one syllable
    masculine
  22. when the rhyme sounds involve two or more syllables
    feminine
  23. when one or more rhyming words are within the line
    internal rhyme
  24. when the rhyming words are at the ends of lines
    end rhyme
  25. words with any kind of sound similarity
    approximate rhymes (slant rhymes)
  26. when repetition is done according to some fixed pattern
    refrain

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