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language which is not poetry
a sudden revelation or understanding about something important
suggesting that ideas or objects have human qualities
hissing "s" sound
language designed to arouse an emotional response in the reader
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"
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"
omitting conjunctions (and, but, etc.)
The use of a number of conjunctions in close succession
a set of three units of speech put in a row
A figure of speech in which a writer or speaker deliberately makes a situation seem less important or serious than it is.
type of language used in writing or speech: formal, informal, literary, slangy, etc.
book, film, play, etc. which uses humour to criticise aspects of society
verb with "to" before it
the sense of the line carries over into the next line