Unformatted text preview: Alliteration :
the repetition of beginning consonant
sound of words .\
apparently or largely dissimilar objects to reveal
The chocolate chip cookie was crunchy .
Pets are like plants . If you give them lots of
care and attention , they grow strong and
healthy . If you neglect them , they become
weak and sickly .
Individual works that represent a larger
global idea .\
The Pilgrim's Progress symbolizes the
a brief story used to
Christian journey .
illustrate or make a point .
Synonyms are : fables and parables ; an
a terse statement of
known authorship which expresses a general truth
or moral principle .
a digression in the form of an address to
ASide - A dramatic convention by
someone not present , or to a personified
which an actor directly addresses the audience but it is not
object or idea ."
supposed to be heard by the other actors on the stage .
" O Death , where is thy sting ? "
a poem that tells a story , often meant to be
a reference to a well-known person , place ,
performed out loud .
thing , or event that the writer assumes the
reader will be familiar with ."
She swooped in to help with Herculean
attempt at profundity , resulting in ridiculous or
humorous effect .
inflated or extravagant
the repetition of vowel sounds within words .
I fly high when ! dream of my lover .
The boy is definitely the worst behaved
child in the world .
expression of an idea
Blank Verse :`
in words that may be interpreted in more than one
A poem written in unrhymed verse ;
unrhymed iambic pentameter .
Amplification .` Figure of speech using
restatement for emphasis .
Cacophony . Harsh , dissonand sounds
Why , why does this always happen to me ? !
in recited poetry . It is deliberately used by the poet to bring
reader's attention to the content ( syn . Dissonance ) ; ( Ant .
Antecedent Action ; Events that precede the
starting point of the piece of literature .
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