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What is rhyme?

Repetition of similar sounds or the Same sound in two or more words

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What does rhyme do?

It can emphasise a particular mood, tone or message

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What is rhythm?

Rhythm is a poetic device which creates movement through stressed and unstressed syllables.

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What does rhythm do?

It can create a certain mood and meaning using unstressed and stressed syllables

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What is form? (Poetic techniques)

Form is the type of poem eg) sonnet, Ballard

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What is structure? (Poetic technique)

The physical organisation of a poem; the length of the lines, the number of lines and stanzas, their rhythms, their systems of rhymes and repetition

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What is parallelism?

Repetitive grammar

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What is an oxymoron?

Two words that contrast in meaning next to each other.

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What is the prose?

Words written without structures rhyme or rhythm

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What is enjambement?

The continuation of a sentence without a pause beyond the end of a line, couplet or stanza

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What is sibilance?

A more specific type of alliteration that relies on the repetition of soft consonant sounds in words to create a whooshing or hissing sound in the writing
Eg) Sally sells seashells by the sea shore

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What is a hyperbole?

Exaggerates statements or claims not meant to be taken literally

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What is figurative language?

Language that uses words or expressions with a meaning that is different from the literal interpretation

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What is a caesura?

A term to denote an audible pause that breaks up a line of a verse. Indicated by punctuation.

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What is a full stop at the end of a stanza called?

An end stop. It ends the stanza.

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What is synthetic personalisation?

Adresses everyone with a singular pronoun
Eg) YOU

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What is a narrative?

The story of something