Flashcards in Luterary And Poetry Terms Pg.6 Deck (12):
A severe exaggeration for effect.
A form of irony that intentionally minimizes the importance of an idea or fact for effect.
Two words of opposite meanings brought together in an emphatic way/to creat emphasis, to make the reader really think about a twist or a blend of words.
A statement which seems on its face to be self contradictory or absurd yet it turns out to make good sense.
Stream of consciousness
A type of writing that presents the inner thoughts of a character in a possibly endless stream.
The representation in literature of a person scene object, ect. In a time period that would be impossible historically.
Words, phrases, sounds, and/or lines are repeated to add emphasis and/or meaning to a poem.
The repetition of words letters or sounds.
A soft sounding letter or word repetition.
A hard or harsh sounding
A serious drama about a person often of a high station in life who experiences sudden personal reversals often ends with a catastrophic event.