vocabulary2 - English 1301 Alliteration The repetition of...

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English 1301Alliteration- The repetition of the same consonant sounds in a sequence of words, usually at the beginning of a word or stressed syllable.Antonym-A word having a meaning opposite to that of another word:Assonance- the repetition of internal vowel sounds in nearby words that do not end the same.Blank verse- unrhymed iambic pentameterCaesura- a pause within a line of poetry that contributes to the rhythm of the line.Connotation- associations and implications that go beyond the literal meaning of a word, which derive from how the word has been commonly used and the associations people make with it.Denotation-the dictionary meaning of a word.Doggerel- a derogatory term used to describe poetry whose subjects is trite and whose r hythm and sounds are monotonously heavy-handed.End-stop- a poetic line that has a pause at the end.Enjambment- in poetry, when one line ends without a pause and continues into the next line for its meaning.Falling meter- refers to metrical feet that move from stressed to unstressed sounds, such as the trochaic foot and the dactylic foot.Rising meter- refers to metrical feet that move from unstressed to stressed sounds, such as the iambic foot and the anapestic foot.Figurative language- Hyperbole- a boldly exaggerated statement that adds emphasis without intending to be true.

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