English Mid-Term - Assonance- similar vowel sounds. (...

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Assonance- similar vowel sounds. ( quarter/ California)Consonance- similar consonance soundAlliteration-device when first consonant sounds or any vowel sounds in words andsyllables.Ballad- short poem that tells a simple story and was a repeated refrain.Blank verse- unrhymed iambic pentameter.Caesura- pause in a line of poetry, usually occurring near the middle.Connotation- impression that a word gives beyond its defined meaning.Couplet- two lines of poetry with the same rhyme and meter.Denotation- definition of a word apart from the impressions.Diction- selection and arrangement of words in a literacy work.Elegy- lyrics poem that laments the death of a person.Enjambment- running the sense and structure of a line of verse or a couplet into thefollowing verse/ couplet.Free verse- lacks regular metrical rhyme patterns.Half rhyme- appears at the ends of 2 or more verses have similar final consonants.
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Spring
Professor
Wheeler
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English, Poetry, Assonance, Couplet, Poetic form, onomatopoeia, Alli, regular metrical rhyme, Consonance similar consonance

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