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Allusion
direct or indirect reference to something in history,culture,ect
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Assonance
repetition of the same vowels followed by different consonant sounds
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Consonance
repetition of consonant sounds but not vowels
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Mood
general tone
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Turn
when atmosphere and moon changes
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Oxymoron
a contradiction in two words
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Paradox
statement which is true but contains seemingly opposite ideas
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Repetition
repeating of words, phrases , ideas for emphasis
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Rhyme
repetition of same sounds at the end of words
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Rhyme Scheme
identifiable pattern , classified using letters.
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Rhythm
Musical flow or beat of the poem
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Symbolism
the use expressions which represent certain ideas
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Theme
the central idea or topic of the poem
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Imagery
descriptions that appeals to the senses in the mind
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Simile
a figure of speech which involves a direct comparison between two unlike usually with the work like or as
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Metaphor
a figure of speech which involves an implied comparison between two unlike things using a form of be does not include like or as
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Alliteration
repeated consonant sounds occurring at the beginning of words or within words
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Personification
a figure of speech which gives the qualities of a person to an animal, object or idea
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Hyperbole
an exaggerated statement used to heighten effect
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Onomatopoeia
the use of words that mime sounds
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Idioms
expresstion in one language that can not be translated directly to another language
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Allegory
a narrative that serves as an extended metaophor
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Caesura
the breaking up of a line or sentence to give a spoken quality
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Sibalance
the repetition of an "s" sound
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Emjambent
the continuation of a sentence without a pause beyond the end of a line, couplet or stanza
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Stanza
a group of lines forming the basic recurring metrical unit in a poem
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Rhyming couplet
a couplet is a pair of lines of meter in poetry
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Meter
the basic rhythmic structure of a verse
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Form
the physical structure of the poem
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Tone
the attitude that its style implies
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Pathetic fallacy
when the weather reflectsn
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Card 2

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repetition of the same vowels followed by different consonant sounds

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Assonance

Card 3

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repetition of consonant sounds but not vowels

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Card 4

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general tone

Back

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Card 5

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when atmosphere and moon changes

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