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term sheet for exam part 1 - CriticalTerms

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Critical Terms Alliteration –  repetition of the same letter/ sound at the beginning of a word for a  particular effect e.g.      Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers.  Be lenient with lobsters and ever kind to crabs. Conceit  – elaborate metaphor/ imagery that is used repeatedly within a poem or  work.  e.g. eternising conceit that men are mortal but poetry is immortal. It is only  through poetry that you can be preserved for eternity. Rhyming Couplet  –  Two lines of verse that rhyme at the end. The final 2 lines of a  Shakespearean sonnet. e.g. And yet by heaven, I think my love as rare,  As any she belied with false compare.   (Shakespeare, Sonnet 130) Diction –  use of words, i.e. vocabulary of a writer. A poet’s diction will conform to the  form that he is using. Hyperbole – 
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This note was uploaded on 03/05/2012 for the course ENGL 283 taught by Professor Geiskes during the Spring '08 term at South Carolina.

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