INTRO TO LITERATURE
INTRO TO LITERATURE Lit 110L
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LITERATURE WEEK THREE Visual Imagery and Figures of Speech p. 56072 o Poetry language is visual and pictorial o Poems are usually concrete but they can be abstract in what we are supposed to see o Metaphor Description of something as if it were something else Death is a sunset o Personification Treating something that is not human as if it were o Simile and analogy Comparison using like or as More elaborate comparisons are analogies o All figurative language involves an attempt to clarify something and to make readers feel a certain way about it The Sounds of Poetry p. 586601 o Poems are full of meaningful sounds o Poets choose words for their specific sound o Historically poetry was an oral phenomenon o Rhyme Repetition or correspondence of sounds of words Alliteration Free verse no rhyme or regular meter Rhyme was used as a mnemonic device Provides a discipline o End rhyme and rhyme scheme Last words in two or more lines Rhyme scheme is a particular pattern of end rhymes o Internal, slant, or end rhymes Internal rhyme occurs when a word within a line rhymes with another word in the same or adjacent lines Slant rhyme is rhyme that is slightly off or approximate o Sound poems The sound and process of word use to illustrate a particular meaning o Poetic meter Rhythm and the pattern of words Pg. 59596 o Scansion Technique of listening to and marking stressed and unstressed syllables Counting the syllables and feet in a poem
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