English Literature - Unit 2 - Unseen Poetry - Glossary

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  • Ambiguity - Where a word or phrase has two or more possible meanings
    Ballad - A form of poetry that tells a story and can often be set to music
    Blank Verse - Poetry written in iambic pentameter that doesn't rhyme
  • Colloquial - Sounding like everyday spoken language
    Dialect - A varitation of language. People from different places or backgrounds might use different words or sentence constructions. E.g. "wee" instead of "small…


Paul Dutton

A useful and brief guide to some important terms.


Thank you very much! This was really helpful for me :)

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