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English Exam ReviewKey TermsAssonance takes place when two or more words close to one another repeat the same vowel sound but start with different consonant soundsFor examplemen sell the wedding bells I feel depressed and restlessGo and mow the Lawn Consonants Resemblance of sounds between words Example Shelly sells shells by the seashoreAlliteration repetition of consonants ExampleBut a better butter makes a batter better American Airlines Park Place Best buyAccent basically a rhyme anything that is stressedBlank verseNO fix number of linesNo rhyme also known an rhyming iambic pentameter No rules used for verse drama Rebel breaks the rules 10 syllables each line but no rhythm Free Verse Rhythmical but not metrical Does not follow a proper rhyme scheme No artificial constraints More of a rebel than Blank verse because its FREEEE Caesura stop or pause within a lineExample I heard a Fly buzzCaesuraWhen I diedEnjambment Enjambment runs over of a sentence from one verse to the next Hence it does not stop Sometimes dashes sometimes it just carries over No periodsI heard a Fly Buzz Usually doesnt have a punctuation mark at all Not complete thought Like a broken sentence The woods were littered with leaves of gold Glistening in the crescent moon End stopSimilar to enjambment but with punctuation Conclusion of thoughtExample The woods were littered with leaves of goldA crescent moon shone down and the leaves glistened Chiasmus 2 or more clauses are balanced against each other by the reversal of their structure in order Mixes order or ideasNever let a Fool Kiss You or a Kiss Fool You You forget what you want to remember and you remember what you want to forgetCouplet 2 lines that rhyme Euphony Pleasing harmony of soundslyrical poetry Loveliness in the sounds created Dylan ThomaspoemDo Not Go Gentle into the Night Can be used with other literary devices alliteration assonancerhyme Emily DickensonJohn KeatsFoot IambUnstressedstressedExample The Way a CrowShook Down on me Trochee Example opposite of Iamb stressedunstressedHappyHammerDactyl DadadaUUCarefullyChangeableMerrilyAnapest UUUnderstand InterruptComprehendGet a lifeIn the blink of an eye
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