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Prose

Way we usually write and speak

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Verse

Describes poetic lines composed in a measured rhythmical pattern that often rhyme

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Stanza

Section of poem like a paragraph in prose

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Couplet, Quatrain

2 lines, 4 lines

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Repetition

Repeating words, lines, or ideas to make a point

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Refrain

Line or group of lines repeated regularly or irregularly

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Blank Verse*

Unrhymed lines or iambic pattern (10 syllables, every other syllable streesed)(like shakespear)

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Rhyme

Repition of identical or similar concluding syllables in different words often at the end of lines

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Meter

When rhythmic pattern of STRESSES recurs in a poem

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Rhythm

Used to refer the recurrence of stressed OR UNSTRESSED sounds

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Metaphor

Comparing 2 things NOT using like or as (extended metaphor-entire poem of text making one connection)

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Simile

Conparing 2 things USING like or as

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Personification

Giving nonhuman things human characteristics

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Hyperbole

Enormous exaggeration

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Symbol

Something small representing something larger

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Alliteration*

Repition of the same CONSONANT sounds in a sequence usually at the BEGINNING of a word/syllable (Descending Dew Drops)

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Consonance*

Common type of rhyme consisting of IDENTICAL CONSONANT sounds preceded by different vowel sounds (wORTH, brEATH)

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Assonance*

Repitition of INTERNAL VOWEL sounds in nearby words that don't end the same (aslEEp under a trEE)

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Imagery

Words used that paint pictures in the readers' minds

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Mood

Way the setting affects the the readers and characters

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Tone

How the AUTHOR feels about his characters and subject

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Allusion

Refrence to another work, person, place, or time

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Onomatopoeia

Word or combination of words resembling sounds (buzz, rattle, bang)

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Archetype

Describes universal symbols that evoke deep or unconscious responses (quests, initiations, descents to underworld, ascents to heaven)

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Speaker

Voice used by the author to tell story or poem, often created identity and not equated with the author's self