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poetic trems

TermDefinition
Alliteration- The occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words
Allusion- A brief reference to a real or fictional person, event, place, of work of art
Assonance- he repetition of vowel sounds in a chunk of text
Ballad- A story / narrative in poetic form.
Diction- The Author's specific word choice
Enjambment- the continuation of a sentence without a pause beyond the end of a line, couplet, or stanza.
Free Verse- poetry that does not rhyme or have a regular meter.
Metaphor- comparing 2 things without using like or as.
Meter- is the rhythm established by a poem, and it is usually dependent not only on the number of syllables in a line but also on the way those syllables are accented.
Onomatopoeia- The recurrence of stressed and unstressed sounds in poetry.
Rhythm- A word that sounds like what it means.
Simile- comparing 2 things using like or as.
Stanza A unified group of lines in poetry this is of ton marked by spacing between sections of the poem
symbol An object or action that means something more than its literal meaning
Theme The central meaning or dominant message the poet is trying to diliver
Tone is roughly equivalent to the mood it creates in the reader. Think of an actor reading a line such as "I could kill you."
Verse The literary device verse denotes a single line of poetry.
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