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Unit 2 test review

Bob Jones Elements of Literature unit 2 test review

lines or parts of lines showing a similarity of sound from the vowel of the last accented syllable onward rhyme
repetition of initial (beginning) consonant sounds alliteration
the repetition of terminal (ending) consonant sounds consonance
the use of words that sound like what they mean onomatopoeia
Giving inhuman objects human qualities or characteristics personification
man vs. man; man vs. nature; man vs. God man vs. himself conflict
the arrangement of accented syllables that occur at fairly equal intervals meter
units of meter are called poetic feet
poetry that uses neither meter nor rhyme free verse
when words have similar internal vowel sounds, such as scud, thump, and run assonance
comparison of two unlike things metaphor
the use of highly descriptive words and imaginative comparisons in lines and stanzas poetry
writing that is in sentences and paragraphs prose
synecdoche part of a thing that stands for a whole
metonymy a related thing stands for the thing itself
simile using like or as to compare two similar things
Created by: maiasaurus
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