define enjambent.define haiku.define hyperbole?

poetry term

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  • 1 decade ago
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    the running on of the thought from one line, couplet, or stanza to the next without a syntactical break.


    a major form of Japanese verse, written in 17 syllables divided into 3 lines of 5, 7, and 5 syllables, and employing highly evocative allusions and comparisons, often on the subject of nature or one of the seasons.


    obvious and intentional exaggeration or an extravagant statement or figure of speech not intended to be taken literally, as “to wait an eternity.”

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