- the use of a formula of words spoken or chanted to produce a magical effect.
- repetition: common techniques include repetition of a final word or phrase.
- effect on the audience (mystifying/supernatural)
- context can be important, and this type of poetry is meant ot be performed orally, so there are
limitations to what you can depict using the written word.
- a lot of the couplets have 7 syllables instead of 8, which leaves a sense of incompletion
- the effect would have been different in Shakespeare's time because we don't believe in withcraft
Sabrina's Shoes spell
- it rhymes
- went with animal themes again
- less serious, less scary
- made for kids where all they