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1. Romanticism: Cultural and artistic movement that developed in Europe and America during the nineteenth century. The general characteristics of Romanticism are: subjectivism, exaltation of the individual personality, opposition to classical norms, valuation of the Middle Ages and national traditions. 2. Tragicomedy: Dramatic genre that contains elements of tragedy and comedy, such as the presence of characters from different social classes and different language registers. In Tragicomedy the tragic and comic elements are mixed, although there is also room for sarcasm and parody.3. Denotation: type of meaning of a word that is objective and is given in the plane of the language. It is the universal meaning, that a word has for all those who know a language. Denotation is the opposite of connotation (subjective).4. Connotation: subjective use that we associate with words, in a communication environment. The connotation is the opposite of denotation.5. Meter: Measure, structure and combination of the verses of a certain poetic composition, of a writer, of an epoch or of a place.6. Rhyme: Similarity or equality of sounds between two or more words from the last accented syllable; especially, that which occurs between the final words of the verses of a poem.There are two types: rhyme assonance (rhyme in which only the vowel sounds coincide) and consonant rhyme (rhyme in which vowel and consonant sounds coincide).7. Metaphor: Figure of speech through which a reality or concept are expressed by means of a different reality or concept with which the represented has a certain relationship of similarity.8. Hyperbole: Figure of speech that consists of increasing or diminishing in an exaggerated way what is said.9. Personification: A figure of speech that consists in attributing to inanimate beings characteristics and qualities of animate beings, or to irrational beings, proper attitudes of rational beings or in making dead or absent feigned persons speak.10. Synesthesia: Figure of speech that consists of the attribution of a sensation to a sense that does not correspond to it.11. Alliteration: Figure of speech that consists in the repetition of one or several sounds within the same word or phrase.12. Alexandrine: Verse that has fourteen syllables and is divided into two hemistiches.13. Anaphora: Figure of speech consisting of the repetition of one or several words at the beginning of a series of verses or sentences.14. Stress: Accent that distinguishes a syllable pronouncing it in a higher tone than the others.15. Free verse: Verse that is not subject to rhyme or custom.16. Blank verse: type of poetic composition that is characterized by having a regular metric and lack of rhyme. In English, white verse has usually employed the iambic pentameter17. Ode: Poetic composition of the lyric genre, usually divided into stanzas or equal parts, whose tone is generally praise.18. Synecdoche: Figure of speech that consists of designating one thing with the name of another with which there is an inclusion relation, so that basically the name of the whole can be used for the part or the part for the whole, the material for the object, the species by gender (and vice versa), the singular by the plural (and vice versa) or the abstract by the concrete.19. Assonance: Vocal coincidence in the ending of two words from the last accented vowel.20. Rhyme: Way of aternace of a serie of sounds that are repeated periodically in a certain interval of time, especially the way in which different sounds in intensity (strong and weak) or duration (long and short) occur and alternate in an artistic work .


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