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Vocales

Vowels

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Hipérbole

Hyperbole, exaggeration

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Prosopopeya

Personification, giving human characteristics to non-human objects

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Aliteración

Alliteration, repetition of the same sound or group of sounds

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Anáfora

Anaphora, repetition of the same word or phrase at the beginning of two or more verses or sentences

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Antítesis

Antithesis, expression of contradictory ideas in similar phrases

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Epíteto

Epithet, addition of adjectives that are not necessary, but emphasize a certain characteristic of a thing

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Estribillo

Refrain, line or lines that are repeated throughout a poem

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Estrofa

Stanza

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Estructura

Structure, the framework of a literary work

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Imagen

Image, literal or figurative representation of an object or sensory experience, mental image

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Metáfora

Metaphor, a comparison between objects in which one object is typically symbolic of another

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Onomatopeya

Onomatopoeia, use of words to imitate a sound

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Paradoja

Paradox, union of apparently irreconcilable ideas

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Pareado

Couplet, stanza of two lines

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Rima asonante

Assonance, type of rhyme in which only the vowels rhyme

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Rima consonante

Consonance, rhyme in which the last sounds rhyme

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Símbolo

Symbol, use of a concrete object to represent an abstract idea

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Símil

Simile, comparison between two objects using like or as

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Soneto

Sonnet, poetic composition of fourteen lines

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Tema

Theme

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Pregunta retórica

Rhetorical question, question asked only for effect, not intended to be answered

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Ritmo

Rhythm, the cadence of a verse determined by the distribution of accented syllables

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Romance

Romance, Spanish ballads poetics composition in eight syllable verses with assonance and paired verses

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Serventesio

Quatrain, stanza with eight verses of eight or more syllables with a rhyme scheme of ABAB