Literary Terms

Literary Terms - Term Definition Aphorism A terse...

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Term: Aphorism Definition: A terse formulation of a truth of sentiment Term: Apostrophe Definition: The addressing of a usually absent person or usually personified thing rhetorically. Term: Assonance Definition: A relatively close juxtaposition of similar sounds, especially of vowels. Term: Asyndeton Definition: The omission of conjunctions Term: Blank Verse Definition: Unrhymed verse, typically in Iambic pentameter
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Term: Cacophony Definition: Harshness in the sounds of words or phrases. Term: Caesura Definition: A usually rhetorical break in the flow of sound in the middle of a line of verse. Term: Caricature Definition: An exaggerated portrayal of the characteristics of a person. Term: Collquialism Definition: A regional dialect Term: Canon Definition: A group of fiction that belongs to a
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