Lit terms #2 - 1 Assonance repeating vowel sounds \u201cClap your hands and stamp your feet\u201d 2 Aubade poem\/music piece appropriate to dawn \u201cThe Sun

Lit terms #2 - 1 Assonance repeating vowel sounds...

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1. Assonance - repeating vowel sounds; “Clap your hands and stamp your feet” 2. Aubade - poem/music piece appropriate to dawn; “The Sun Rising” by John Donne 3. Ballad - poem/song narrating story in short stanzas; “If You’re Out There/Read All About It” 4. Blank verse - verse w/o rhyme; “To be or not to be, that is the question” 5. Cacophony - bad noise; Bad choirs 6. Carpe diem - “seize the day”; Newsies 7. Catharsis - releasing/getting relief from strong/repressed emotions; When relationships end, getting rid of things 8. Chiasmus - words/grammatical constructions/concepts repeated in reverse order; “Poetry is the record of the happiest and moments of the best and happiest minds” 9. Colloquial - used in ordinary conversation, informal; Y’all

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