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dynamic character
one who changes
epic
long naqrrative poem w/ a hero's actions usually effecting a nation
situational irony
when the opposite of what one thinks would happen
limerick
fixed form poemof 5 lines (aabba)
antagonist
oppisition to protagonist
dramatic monologue
1 character on stage giving thoughts & feelings
direct exposition
type of characterization where author directly describes character
feminine rhyme
1st syllable of a 2-syllavle word or both syllables of a 2-syllable word rhyme
dramatic irony
audience and /or other characters are privy to info that another character dosen't know
consonance
the repetition of consonant sound
extended metaphor
continuation of th eclassic metaphor in which comparisons continue to be made about 2 sub.
irony
opposite of what you expect
rhyme
repetition of like sound
masculine rhyme
either a 1 syllavle word or when second syllable of 2 syllable word rhymes
satire
makes subject look ridiculous in order to evok negative feelings about it
sonnet
14 lined poem written in iambic pentameters
objective point of view
author uses facts not feelings to allow reader to make judgenent
indirect revelation
reader must infer things about the character based on what the author says
verbal irony
what is said is the opposite of what is meant
metaphore
comparison where one thing is said to b another thing that it is not
omniscient point of view
written by all-knowing author- readersget thoughts & feelings of more than 1 character
haiku
3 lined poem w/ no rhyme- has 5/7/5 syllables & presents an image or insight
aside
comment made to the audience that other characters aren't supposed to hear
elegy
written in pairs of unrhymed lines
cinquain
five line poem w/ 2,4,6,8,2 syllables
ballad
narrative song written in stanza
soliloquy
speech given by 1 character on stage expressing characters thoughts
couplet
2 rhyming lines
meter
rhyme at regular intervals
Italian sonnet
14 lined poem written in iambic pentameter (abba abba cdc cdc)
dialouge
2 or more caracters speaking
mood
how reader is feeling as the piece is read
end rhyme
most popular form of rhme (occurs at end of line)
English sonnet
15 line poem written in iambic pentameter & w/ the set form of aabcdcdefefgg
quatrain
4 lines to poetry- uses rhyme
alliteration
beginning sounds are the same
continouous form
line upon line w/ out breaks
rhythm
repetition of sound at regular intervals
refrain
repetition of a word or phrase in a poem
analogy
a comparison btween 2 things that r seemingly unalike
assonance
reptition of vowel sounds
drama
tells a story w/ action and dialogue-mimics life

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