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Poetic Devices and Literary Terms

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4 Therepetition of similar sounding words occurring at the end of lines in poems or songs.
5 A figure of speech, which involves an exaggeration of ideas for the sake of emphasis.
9 A report of related events presented to the listeners or readers in words arranged in a logical sequence.
10 _____________________ is defined as a word, which imitates the natural sounds of a thing. It creates a sound effect that mimics the thing described, making the description more expressive and interesting.
14 The use of symbols to signify ideas and qualities by giving them symbolic meanings that are different from their literal sense.
15 A stanza of four lines, especially one having alternate rhymes.
17 Repetitive sounds produced by consonants within a sentence or phrase. This repetition often takes place in quick succession
19 A___________________ is a figure of speech which makes an implicit, implied or hidden comparison between two things that are unrelated but share some common characteristics.
21 Two or more words close to one another repeat the same vowel sound but start with different consonant sounds.
22 Defined as a main idea or an underlying meaning of a literary work that may be stated directly or indirectly.
1 Figurative language to represent objects, actions and ideas in such a way that it appeals to our physical senses.
2 A figure of speech that makes a comparison, showing similarities between two different things with the help of the words “like” or “as”.
3 A form of language that has no formal metrical structure.
6 A figure of speech in which a thing, an idea or an animal is given human attributes.
7 A figure of speech in which two opposite ideas are joined to create an effect e.g. “cruel kindness” or “living death”.
8 A collection of spoken or written words that expresses ideas or emotions in a powerfully vivid and imaginative style, comprising of a particular rhythmic and metrical pattern
11 A type of poem in which poets praise people, natural scenes, and abstract ideas.
12 A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or idea of historical, cultural, literary or political significance.
13 A ________________poem has three lines, where the first and last lines have five syllables, while the middle line has seven. The pattern in Japanese genre is 5-7-5.
14 It means a small or little song or lyric. In poetry, a ______________ has 14 fourteen lines and is written in iambic pentameter. Each line has 10 syllables. It has a specific rhyme scheme and a “volta” or a specific turn.
16 It means, “Measured Motion”. ____________________ is a literary device which demonstrates the long and short patterns through stressed and unstressed syllables particularly in verse form
18 Two lines of verse, usually in the same meter and joined by rhyme, that form a unit.
20 A statement that appears to be self-contradictory or silly but may include a latent truth. It is also used to illustrate an opinion or statement contrary to accepted traditional ideas.
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