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Poetry Terminology
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The repetition of identical consonant sounds, most often the sounds beginning words, in close proximity.
Repetition of the same word or phrase at the beginning of a line throughout a section of a work.
The repetition of identical vowel sounds in different words in close proximity.
The repetition of partially or totally identical consonants in words whose main vowels differ.
A line having no end punctuation but running over to the next line.
A single measured combination of a heavy and light stress.
The most natural and common kind of meter in English, a measured combination of five heavy and light stresses.
A closed form consisting of fourteen lines of rhyming iambic pentameter.

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