* Allegory – the expression of symbolic fictional figures and actions of truths or generalizations about human existence * Alliteration – A repeated consonant sound in two or more neighboring words * Allusion – an implied or indirect reference
* Couplet – is a pair of lines of meter in poetry
* Figurative language – is a distinction in traditional systems for analyzing language * Free verse – Poetry that does not rhyme or have a regular meter * Imagery – Visually descriptive or figurative language * Metaphor – A figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an object or action to which it is not literally applicable. * Meter –
* Onomatopoeia – The formation of a word from a sound associated with what is named * Persona – A role or character adopted by an author or an actor * Personification – A object given a person’s characteristics * Rhyme scheme – The ordered pattern of rhymes
* Simile – A figure of speech involving the comparison of one thing with another thing of a different kind * Sonnet – A poem of fourteen lines using any of a number of formal rhyme schemes, typically having ten syllables per line * Speaker – The narrative voice in a poem that speaks of his or her situation or feelings. * Theme – is the main idea of the poem and/or the authors' feelings about it * Tone – is the attitude that its style implies
* Voice - is the author's style, the quality that makes his or her writing unique, and which conveys the author's attitude, personality, and character * Parenthetical citation – is a citation style in which in-text citations must be enclosed within parentheses * Works cited – a citation is a reference to a published or unpublished source * Bibliography – A list of the books of a specific author or publisher, or on a specific subject * Integrated quote – you can write about your thesis, but you should provide concrete proof by providing quotations from the text. *...
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