Poetic Techniques

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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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