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TP-CASTT

A method for analyzing poetry

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Title

Hints at the focal point of the poem

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Paraphrase

A short analysis after reading the poem. Translate the words on a literal level

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Connotation

Certain words or phrases that are containers to much bigger ideas. Literary Devices

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Attitude

Speaker of poems feelings on the subject they are writing about

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Shift

The occurrence of a change in tone or even the speakers attitude about what they are writing about

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Title 2.0

Looking and evaluating the title with a new meaning

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Theme

A statement in the form of a sentence evaluating the subject and what the speaker is saying about the subject

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Alliteration

The commencement of two or more stressed syllables of a word group either with the same consonant sound or sound group

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Allusion

Casual or indirect reference to something

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Imagery

The formation of mental images, figures, or likenesses of things, or of such images collectively

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Metaphor

Something used, or regarded as being used, to represent something else; emblem; symbol

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Onomatopoeia

The use of imitative and naturally suggestive words for rhetorical, dramatic, or poetic effect

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Personification

The attribution of human nature or character to animals, inanimate objects, or abstract notions, especially as a rhetorical figure

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Repetition

The act of repeating, or doing, saying, or writing something again; repeated action, performance, production, or presentation

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Rhyme Scheme

The pattern of rhymes used in a poem, usually marked by letters to symbolize correspondences, as rhyme royal, ababbcc

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Simile

A figure of speech in which two unlike things are explicitly compared using like or as

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Stanza

An arrangement of a certain number of lines, usually four or more, sometimes having a fixed length, meter, or rhyme scheme, forming a division of a poem