Poetry Vocab - Assonance repetition of vowel sounds “mad...

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Apostrophe: addressing someone absent or dead or something nonhuman as if that person or thing were present and alive Allegory: narrative or description that has a second meaning beneath the surface Sarcasm: simply bitter or cutting speech, intended to wound the feelings Satire: ridicule of human folly or vice Alliteration: repetition of initial consonant sounds “tried and true”
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Unformatted text preview: Assonance: repetition of vowel sounds “mad as a hater” Consonance: repetition of final consonant sounds “a stroke of luck” Rhyme: repetition of accented vowel sound and any succeeding consonant sounds Masculine: the rhyme sounds involve only one syllable, as in decks and sex Feminine: the rhyme sound involve two or more syllables, as in turtle and fertile...
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