English Lit - A02 - Methods/Literary terms

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Sestet

the last six lines of a sonnet

1 of 16

Sonnet form

14 lines of iambic pentameter

2 of 16

Soliloquy

speech revealing emotions

3 of 16

Hamartia

Fatal flaw

4 of 16

Pentameter

5 stanzas

5 of 16

Catharsis

purging of emotions

6 of 16

Iamic pentameter

10 syllable line with 5 stresses

7 of 16

Assonance

repetition fo a vowel sound

8 of 16

Aside

A character speaking without the other characters knowing

9 of 16

ambivilance

more than one attitude is being displayed by the writer

10 of 16

allegory

text with a deeper hidden meaning

11 of 16

Antithesis

contrasting words or ideas

12 of 16

Blank verse

unrhymed iambic pentameter

13 of 16

Couplet

Two consecutive lines of poetry that rhyme

14 of 16

denouement

Where all is revealed. 

15 of 16

Octave

8 line stanza

16 of 16

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