Flashcards in Final Deck (117)
A story within a literal and an implied level of meaning may suggest actual persons, places, events and situations or a set of ideas
The repetition of similar consonant sounds within the beginning of a group of neighboring words or lines.
A reference within a work of literature to something outside it.
The villain in the story
A brief statement, often witty, that expresses a principle, truth, or observation about life.
The addressing of nonpersonal object as if it were able to reply.
A short, simple narrative poem.
A nonfiction account in which the author tells the true events that makeup the life of a real individual other than himself.
Unrhymed iambic pentameter
Major pauses within lines
Drama that ends happily
A striking and often elaborate comparison carried out in considerable detail
The opposition of two or more chapters or forces
A pair of rhymed lines
Regional variations within this same language as spoken in different areas of a country
A poem consisting of a speech by a character addressing an audience at a critical moment in his life
Originally any poem of solemn meditation
A poetic device in which lines flow past the end of one verse line and into the next with no punctuation at the end of the first verse line.
Long, stylized narrative poems celebrating the deeds of a national or ethnic hero of legend.
A metaphor that is developed beyond a single sentence or comparison
An artful deviation from literal speech or normal word order.
A short tale, usually anonymous, passed along by word-of-mouth.
A literary device that supplies clues that hint at later plot developments
A literary technique that sometimes serves as a companion piece to a story within a story
The use of language to convey meaning other than what is stated or a contradiction in what is expected to happen and what actually happens
A form of poetic imagery commonly found in Anglo-Saxon. A metaphorical phrase or compound word that is used to indirectly name a person, place, or thing.
A brief poem expressing the personal views of a single speaker on a particular topic
The regular pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables
The stated or implied equivalence of two things