English Poetry:

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  • Created on: 22-04-13 16:16
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Allegory: A symbolic narrative in which the surface details imply a secondary meaning.

Assonance: When words share the same vowel sound but the consonants are different.

Caesura: A break in the rhythm of a line.

Colloquial: Sounding like every day spoken language.

Connotation: The associations called up by a word that goes beyond its dictionary meaning.

Emotive: Something that makes you feel a certain emotion.

Empathy: When someone feels they understand what someone else is experiencing and how they feel about it.

Enjambment: When a sentence or phrase runs over from oe line or stanza to the next.

Iambic Pentameter: Poetry with a metre of ten syllables, five stressed and five unstressed.

Imagery: Language that creates a picture in your mind.

Irony: When words


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