Poetry Techniques

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  • Created by: Aj Smoove
  • Created on: 18-02-15 11:52
Using a mild or pleasant expression instead of a harsh or blunt one
Euphemism
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Exaggeration for emphasis or effect
Hyperbole
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Comparison between things without the use of like or as
Metaphor
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A statement which appears to be absurd or contradictory but is actually valid or true
Paradox
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An attempt to fuse different senses by describing in terms of another
Synesthesia
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Repitition of the first letter letter of the word
Alliteration
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Language which is used in speech with an informal meaning
Colloquial
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In poetry where a sentence continues beyond the end of the line
Enjambment
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Language that evokes feelings of pity or sorrow
Pathos
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Line of poetry or prose inn unrhymed iambic pentameter
Blankverse
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Card 2

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Exaggeration for emphasis or effect

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Hyperbole

Card 3

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Comparison between things without the use of like or as

Back

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Card 4

Front

A statement which appears to be absurd or contradictory but is actually valid or true

Back

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Card 5

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An attempt to fuse different senses by describing in terms of another

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