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Repetition of vowel sounds followed by different consonants in two or more stressed syllables
A phrase, line, or group of lines that is repeated throughout a poem, usually after every stanza.
A main idea or an underlying meaning of a literary work that may be stated directly or indirectly.
A writer’s attitude toward his or her subject matter
rhyme in which the vowel sounds are nearly, but not exactly the same (i.e. the words “stress” and “kiss”); sometimes called half-rhyme, near rhyme, or partial rhyme
Rhyme found within a line of poetry, not on the end of the line
occurs when the ends of the words are identical–exactly the same
A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given human feelings, thoughts, or attitudes
A word at the end of one line rhymes with a word at the end of another line
Poetry that does not have a regular meter or rhyme scheme
A poem that does not tell a story but expresses the personal feelings or thoughts of a speaker
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumably commonly known, such as an event, book, myth, place, or work of art.
references can be historical, literary, religious, topical, or mythical.
Repeated consonant sounds at the beginning of words placed near each other
A comparison or analogy that states one thing IS another.
A comparison without using like or as
Repeated use of sounds, words, or ideas for effect and emphasis
A poem that may be categorized by the pattern of its lines, meter, rhythm, or stanzas.