Poetic Techniques

All the different poetic Techniques...

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    • Personification
      • An object or thing is given human characteristics.
    • Enjambment
      • A sentence that runs over one or more line.
    • Caesura
      • A stop or pause in the middle of a line
    • Metaphor
      • Describing something as if it is something else
    • Couplet
      • A pair of lines that rhyme, usually at the end of the sonnet.
    • Alliteration
      • It is a stylistic device in which a number of words, having the same first consonant sound, occur close together in a series.Untitled
    • Ambiguity
      • ambiguity is a word, phrase, or statement which contains more than one meaning.
    • Assonance
      • when two or more words close to one another repeat the same vowel sound but start with different consonant sounds.
    • Hyperbole
      • is an unreal exaggeration to emphasize the real situation
    • Oxymoron
      • is a figure of speech in which two opposite ideas are joined to create an effect
    • Pun
      • A pun is a playing on words which often has one or more meaning to it.
    • Mood
      • is referred to an atmosphere of a literary piece, as it creates an emotional situation that surrounds the readers.


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