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Adjective
Describing word
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Adverb
describes a verb, eg. quickly, timidly, loudly (just bung LY on the end of an adjective)
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Alliteration
a load of words all starting with the same consonant
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Ambiguity
open to 2 or more interpretations
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Anthology
a collection of poem or other writing
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Assonance
the repitition of vowel sounds
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Ballad
a poem which tells a story
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Blank Verse
unrhymed verse which has 10 syllables
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Consonant
B,C,D,F,G,H,J,K,L,M,N,P,Q,R,S,T,V,W,X,Y,Z
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Emotive Language
words which provoke a strong emotional response from the reader
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Enjambment
running one line of poetry into another without stopping
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Genre
type of writing, eg. Horror, love story, ect.
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Hyperbole
exaggerating something to create a specific effect
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Irony
Birling: the titanic is unsinkable!! Reader: ha.
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Literary
the adjective referring to literature
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metaphor
something IS somethin else
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Narative
in story form
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Onomatopoeia
words like "bang", "crash", "ping" (you can still spell it, right?)
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Oxymoron
bringing together two opposites, eg; "deafening silence"
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Personification
giving an object human characteristics, eg; the tree waved in the wind
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Pun
a play on words, commonly used in newspaper headings
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Rhetorical Question
a strong independant question that dont need no answer.
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Rhyme
roses are red, violets are twisted, bend over darling, you're about to get fisted
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simile
something is LIKE something, eg; TC is like a tomato
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Soliloquy
like a monologue thingy
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Sonnet
a poem with 14 lines (normally really ******* soppy)
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Verb
Doing word
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Vowel
A,E,I,O,U
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describes a verb, eg. quickly, timidly, loudly (just bung LY on the end of an adjective)

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Adverb

Card 3

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a load of words all starting with the same consonant

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Card 4

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open to 2 or more interpretations

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Card 5

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a collection of poem or other writing

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