TEST1REVIEW - TERMS Alliteration repetition of speech sounds-vowels(assonance ex whose woods or more usually consonance-in a sequence of nearby words

TEST1REVIEW - TERMS Alliteration repetition of speech...

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TERMS: Alliteration : repetition of speech sounds-vowels (assonance ex whose woods…) or, more usually, consonance -in a sequence of nearby words Analogue (analogy): a person or thing seen as comparable to another Anaphora: the repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive clauses, Whitman most uses anaphora Archetype: reoccurring symbol or motif Assonance: in poetry, the repetition of the sound of a vowel or diphthong in nonrhyming stressed syllables near enough to each other for the echo to be discernible (e.g., penitence , reticence) Blank Verse: unrhymed iambic pentameter Caesura : a break or pause Consonance: the recurrence of similar sounds, esp. consonants, in close proximity Couplet : two lines of verse, usually in the same meter and joined by rhyme, that form a unit Diction : word choice, (ex. My Papa’s Waltz uses extra syllable, kind of suggests drunkenness, a bit off) Empathy : the ability to understand and share the feelings of another, in terms of those winter Sunday’s, he empathizes with his father in closing couplet End-stopped line : some kind of punctuation at the end of a line (;:,.), opposite of enjambment End rhyme: Enjambment : when line carries into the next with some velocity Formal : written with rhymes, specific number of beats Form/content : structure of poem effects content of poem “Free” verse : freely written, not an announced form Hyperbole: exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken literally Iamb: a metrical foot consisting of one short (or unstressed) syllable followed by one long (or stressed) syllable. Iambic : an unstressed followed by a stressed syllable (stresses like a heartbeat)
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