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2 Poetry Concepts 46

Poetry Concepts and Literary Devices

Assonance Repetition of the vowel sound
Connotation a word that give a feeling or emotion opposite of the true word's meaing
Denotation The word for the literal object
Couplet two rhyming lines
Heroic Couplet A rhyming couplet in iambic pentameter
Free Verse A poem written without rules
Blank Verse Poem with rhythm but no rhyme
Internal Rhyme Last word rhymes with a word in that same line
Caesura A pause in a line of poetry
Anaphora Initial Words are repeated in different lines
Synecdoche Use a little part to represent a whole
Oxymoron Two WORDS put together that are opposites
Anastrophe Words are ordered in wrong grammar
Apostrophe Talking to an inanimate object
Conceit Extended or elaborate metaphor
Allusion Referring to something in the past
Stanza A paragraph of poetry
Verse Stanza in poetry
Accent Putting stress on a syllable
Enjambment A run-on poem
Consonance Repetitions of the consonant
Imagery Painting mental images with words
Psalm A sacred poem used in worship
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