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Poetry Terms, English 12

All types of writing except poetry.
Two words side by side directly contradict each other.
A type of poem that does not tell a story, but reflects on feelings.
A statement or idea that seems contradictory, but has underlying logic.
Repetition of the same sound at the beginning of words in close proximity.
A comparison using 'like' or 'as.'
A 14 line poem that ends in a couplet
When the syntax and meaning of a line of verse runs over into the next line.
A pause in the middle of a line of poetry.
A part is substituted for the whole.
The use of rhyming within a line.
The sharp change of subject in a Petrarchan sonnet, separating the octave from the sestet.
A story or fable that has a clear secondary meaning beneath its literal sense.
When lines are constructed so that parts are balanced.
The technique of reversing the normal word order of a sentence.
The basic unit for describing metre, consisting of a certain number and combination of stressed and unstressed syllables.
A group of lines of verse.
The sound echoes the meaning of the word.
The sound echoes the meaning of the word.
A contrast between what is stated and what is meant, or between what is expected to happen and what actually does.
When the syntax and meaning of a line stops at the end of the line.
A type of poem that tells a complete story.
A brief reference to a presumably familiar place, event, or figure from history, literature, or mythology.
The choice and arrangement of words.
The use of hints to suggest events that will happen later.
A startling, elaborate metaphor used by Metaphysical poets.
Repetition of consonant sounds in the middle or end of words.
A direct comparison that does not use 'like' or 'as.'
Repetition of lines.
A 6 line verse.
The use of "hyped up", exaggerated language to emphasize a point or create comic effects.
Word pictures, often created by use of devices such as simile and metaphor.
A play on words, usually for comic effect.