ENGL 1102 Final Vocabulary - Term Definition Symbol A...

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Term: Symbol Definition: A specific word, idea, or object that may stand for ideas, values, persons, or ways of life. Term: Simile Definition: A figure of speech, using "like" or "as" with clauses. Term: Metaphor Definition: A figure of speech that describes something as though it actually were something else, thereby enhancing understanding and insight. Term: Anaphora Definition: The repetition of the same word or phrase throughout a work or section of a work. Term: Alliteration Definition: The repetition of identical consonant sounds (most often the sounds beginning the words) in close proximity.
Term: Assonance Definition: The repetition of identical vowel sounds in different words in close proximity. Term: Narrative Voice/ Point of View Definition: The speaker, voice, narrator, or persona of a work; the position from which details are perceived and related; a centralizing mind or intelligence; not to be confused with opinion or belief. Term: Free Verse Definition: Poetry based on the natural rhythms of phrases and normal pauses, not metrical feet. Term: Rhyme Definition: The repetition of identical or closely related sounds in the syllables of different words, almost always-but not necessarily- in concluding syllables at the ends of lines.

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