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Poetic devices

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The name given to a situation where the same vowel sound exist in words beside one another or in the same sentence is assonance
The rhythm of a poem, decided by the number of beats or stresses in a line is the meter
Sonnets have 5 beats per line and this rhythm is called iambic pentameter
Contradictory terms appearing in conjunction oxymoron
An extended metaphor (with a complex logic that governs a part or all of a poetic passage conceit
One sentence of poetry running from one line onto the next enjambment
Used for identification fo writing that falsely bestows nonhuman intentions and feelings, such as "depressed clouds" pathetic fallacy
The grammatical arrangement of words syntax
Created by: Toluo