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prose
language which is not poetry
epiphany
a sudden revelation or understanding about something important
personification
suggesting that ideas or objects have human qualities
sibilance
hissing "s" sound
emotive language
language designed to arouse an emotional response in the reader
Anadiplosis
The repetition of the last word of one clause at the beginning of the following clause -The years to come seemed waste of breath, / A waste of breath the years behind"
epistrophe
when last word or words in a sentence or phrase is repeated at the end of the next sentence or phrase - "When I was a child, I spoke as a child, I understood as a child"
asyndeton
omitting conjunctions (and, but, etc.)
Polysyndeton
The use of a number of conjunctions in close succession
tricolon
a set of three units of speech put in a row
understatement
A figure of speech in which a writer or speaker deliberately makes a situation seem less important or serious than it is.
register
type of language used in writing or speech: formal, informal, literary, slangy, etc.
satire
book, film, play, etc. which uses humour to criticise aspects of society
infinitive
verb with "to" before it
run-on (enjambment)
the sense of the line carries over into the next line