Poetic Techniques

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J D R I P E J I E U T Q F F B N M N E P W
X A L L I T E R A T I O N O W E B W M V W
N R A B O X X N C O R N K H A M N B A L M
U Y I S C W B M J R F S Q F B B G X H C N
I E O F R E E V E R S E F W R M S R O X G
M B L Y F O Q L G W Y B V P O A Q E C O C
J S I H Q M W U Y K E S R O T J C L A R K
L I T O T E S R V C G L V X D N X O H P F
H X S Q D Q E S N P Q S O O I E Y B P J Y
A W X T F G Y A S P L S I L A E E R C V C
V X V W A A N T D M D F W Q R G T E R Q M
Y O K M K O R F O R Y S I R L S O P K W I
H K I N S U M E T A P H O R Q P J Y I O T
M R E S C T E T Y P N H B E C V S H S F D
L G A T I B I H P I S F A S C M B U B O E
M W U K P E R S O N I F I C A T I O N Q T
P R D A L B H N W H F O X J Y T Q O Q X X
E A J D F K Q G C V N K X R Y U M G S S H
U X E N H K E C X U T H G P E K O T J V B
I X D B H P J X X H J M E I P C L G V K C

Clues

  • A line of poetry which runs on to the next line or stanza, without any punctuation. (10)
  • A phrase which is positive, by using a negative. (7)
  • Describing something by saying it is something else. (8)
  • Language that produces pictures in the minds of people reading or listening. (7)
  • Poetry written without any regular pattern in rhyme, rhythm or line lengths. (4, 5)
  • The use of the same letter or sound at the beginning of words that are close together. (12)
  • The use of the same vowel sound in words which are close together. (9)
  • The way in which the parts of something are connected together, arranged or organized. (9)
  • When an inanimate object is given human qualities. (15)
  • When deliberate exaggeration is used for emphasis. (9)

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