a type of poetry that explores the poet’s personal interpretation of and feelings about the world
a rhyme ending on the final stressed syllable
a form of cheesy theater in which the hero is very, very goo, the villian mean and rotten, and the heroin oh-so-pure
a comparison, or analogy that states on thing is another
reserved for metaphysical poems only
a word that is used to stand for something else that it has attributes of or is associated with.
the atmosphere of the story
the protagonist’s arch enemy or supreme and persistent difficulty.
new word, usually one invented on the spot
“it does not follow”
an impersonal or outside view of events.
words that sound like what they mean
a pair of elements that contrast sharply
a phrase composed of opposites; a contradiction
a story that instructs
a situation or statement that seems to contradict itself, but on closer inspection, does not
a rhetorical device used in written and oral compositions since ancient times to accentuate or emphasize ideas or images by using grammatically similar constructions
to restate phrases and sentences in your own words, to re-phrase
a phrase set off by commas that interrupts the flow of a sentence with some commentary or added detail.
the works that results when a specific work is exaggerated to ridiculousness
a poem set in tranquil nature or even more specifically, one about shepherds
the description of inanimate natural objects in a manner that endows them with human emotions, thoughts, sensations and feelings.
when the writing of a scene evokes feelings of dignified pity and sympathy
not grammatically complete until it has reached its final phrase
the narrator in a non first-person novel.