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Jennifer Kinash

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allusion An elaborate and systematic plan of action
quatrain An idea or meaning suggested by or associated with a word or thing
imagery The use words that imitate the sound they denote
onomatopoeia The act of relating to William Shakespeare or his works
denotation A literary or dramatic composition that resembles an extended narrative poem celebrating heroic defeats.
freeverse A unit of verse consisting of two successive lines, usually rhyming and having the same meter.
blankverse The most specific or direct meaning of a word.
poeticlicense A fixed number of lines of verse forming a unit of a poem
repetition The rhythmic pattern of a stanza, determined by the kind and number of lines.
consonants A comparison between two things using "is" or "was" (not using "like" or "as")
connotation The repetition of the same sounds or of the same kinds of sounds at the beginning of words or in stressed syllables
scheme Italian poet, scholar, and humanist who is famous for Canzoniere, a collection of love lyrics.
epic The repetition of identical or similar vowel sounds
narrativepoem A comparison between two things using "like" or "as"
shakespearean The use of vivid or figurative language to represent objects, actions, or ideas.
sonnet A figure of speech in which exaggeration is used for emphasis or effect.
analogy Verse composed of variable, usually unrhymed lines having no fixed metrical pattern.
simile To be similar in sound, especially at the last syllable(s)
symbol Speech or writing that departs from literal meaning in order to achieve a special effect or meaning.
iambicperimeter The quality or character of sound.
hyperbole A figure of speech in which inanimate objects or abstractions are endowed with human qualities
couplet A comparison based on such similarity.
assonance Any letter(s) other than vowels in the alphabet
stanza A verse, stanza, or poem written in iambs.
figurativelanguage License used by a writer or artist to heighten the effect of their work
Petrarchan Something that represents something else by association
rhyme A short poem of songlike quality.
diction A 14-line verse form usually having one of several conventional rhyme schemes.
lyricpoem The act of alluding; indirect reference
alliteration A stanza or poem of four lines.
meter The act or process or an instance of repeating
personification Verse consisting of unrhymed lines, usually of iambic pentameter.
tone A poem that tells a story and has a plot
metaphor Degree of clarity and distinctness of pronunciation in speech.

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