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Metonymy

Use of something closely relate for thing actually meant

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Synecdoche

Use of part for the whole

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Aubade

Song sung by lovers parting at dawn

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Internal Rhyme

Rhyme which includes one or more rhyming words within a line of poetry

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Onomatopoeia

Use of words with sounds that suggest their meaning

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Consonance

Repetition of close intervals for final consonants sounds of accented syllables or important words

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Allegory

Narrative or description having second meaning with extended symbolism of characters, settings, themes

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Carpe diem

Seize the day; characteristic of lyric poetry which advises reader or person addressed by speaker to enjoy the pleasures of the moment

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Assonance

Repetition of vowel sounds

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Imagism

Poetic movement of 1900s led by Ezra Pond which valued use of fresh, exact, concrete images in verse