Poetic Techniques

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