English Literature Vocabulary

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Caesura
A caesura is a pause in the middle of a line
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Motif
A motif is a repeated element.
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Syntax
A syntax is the structure of the sentence.
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Tableau
A tableau is a still image.
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Enjambment
Enjambment is when a line 'runs' on to the next line.
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Framing
Framing is when you look at the opening and the ending and compare them in how they have changed
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Personification
Is when you assign the quality of a personal nature or human characteristics to something that in nonhuman.
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Stanza
A stanza is a group of lines in a poem; a verse.
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Alliteration
Is the occurence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words.
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Assonance
Is the repetition of vowel sounds.
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Iambic Tetrameter
It refers to a line consisting of four iambic feet.
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Pathetic Fallacy
Is when you assign the quality of human feelings and responses to inanimate things or animals.
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A motif is a repeated element.

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Motif

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A syntax is the structure of the sentence.

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A tableau is a still image.

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Card 5

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Enjambment is when a line 'runs' on to the next line.

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