Poetic Techniques Crossword

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Informal language used in normal everyday language, does not seem literary.
Colloquial
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A sentance which continues without a pause beyond the end of a line or stanza.
Enjambment
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Repetition of the same or similar sounds at the beginning of words or in stressed syllables of a phrase.
Alliteration
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Giving an object a personal nature or characteristic, or representation of abstract qualities in human for,.
Personification
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When two elements are placed close together with contrasting effect.
Juxtaposition
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Expression where the meaning can not be deduced from individual words
Idiom
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An authorative command
Imperative
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The general attitude giving a sense of mood and feeling
Tone
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A device whereby one thing is used to represent or symbolise something else.
Metaphor
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A place or situation which reflects the characteristics of something much larger
Microcosm
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Consonant sound made by a quick sudden release of air
Plosive
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An indirect reference to a place, person or event
allusion
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Old fashion language no longer in everyday use
Archaic
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The repetition of a word or phrase at the start of a sentence
Anaphora
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An element seving as a warning or caution for a future event
Foreshadowing
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Visually descriptive language
Imagery
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The comparing of one thing to another using "like" or "as" to create a vivid image
Simile
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Deliberate organisation of words to create specific sound effects
Sound Pattern
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A sentance which continues without a pause beyond the end of a line or stanza.

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Enjambment

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Repetition of the same or similar sounds at the beginning of words or in stressed syllables of a phrase.

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Giving an object a personal nature or characteristic, or representation of abstract qualities in human for,.

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When two elements are placed close together with contrasting effect.

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