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Flashcards in Poetic Devices Deck (13):
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Stanza

Verses (paragraphs). Introduces a new thought about a subject.

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Assonance

The same sound between syllables and nearby words

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Alliteration

Words that are in a line or sentence that all start with the same letter

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Lambic Pentameter

A line of verse with five metrical feet, each consisting of one short syllable followed by one long syllable

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Repetition

A word or phrase that keeps repeating and repeating and repeating

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Rhyme

A word poem or phrase that has the same sound over and over again

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Hyperbole

Something that is not to be taken seriously

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Extended metaphor

Is when an author exploits a single metaphor more times then one

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Onomatopoeia

Words that are Boom, Crash, Bang

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Metaphor

It is a descriptive word that describes something in a different way

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Simile

A descriptive word or phrase that has as in it

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Symbolism

The use of symbols to represent ideas or qualities

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Personification

Something that is not a human but is given human traits