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BuckleyAlex liked 9 hours ago

Poetry Terms and Definitions with examples

Alliteration

Definition: The repetition of the beginning consonant sounds of neighboring words within a line.

Example: “Some Song Sung” or “Heap” and “Recent”.

Assonance

Definition: The relatively close use of the same or similar vowel sounds but with different end consonants.

Example: “White and Shining” or “Heap and Recent”.

Consonance

Definition: The close repetition of the same end consonants, but with differing vowel sounds coming before.

Example: “Downtown and Unbound”.

Enjambment

Definition: The continuation of the sense of a sentence of phrase beyond the end of a line.

End Rhyme

Definition: A... (More)

Bobby liked 20 hours ago

1. Make sure you know the title and author of the texts you have studied for your Junior Cycle English

2. Practise writing titles and authors and check the spelling

3. Write some key quotations from your studied texts and memorise them

4. Take part in classroom discussion

5. Practise speaking and writing for different purposes as often as you can

Bobby liked 20 hours ago
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Owen
Junior Cert Student

Romeo and Juliet theme

The most important theme in Romeo and Juliet is love. It is demonstrated by many characters.

The love of Romeo for Juliet and her love for him is a central theme of the play. On both sides it's a love at first sight and involves total commitment. On there second meeting she declared her Unconditional Love for him. Romeo's love for her is equally intense he cannot bear the thought of separation from her.

In Romeo and Juliet, love is violent, ecstatic, overpowering force that supersedes all other values, loyalties and emotions. In the course of the play, The Young... (More)

sarah liked a day ago

Short Quotes & Notes about Macbeth

Brave, Noble Soldier

  • “Till he unseam’d him from his nave to his chaps”
  • “Bellona’s bridegroom”
  • “Noble macbeth”
  • “Valour’s minion”

Ambitious, but not ruthless

  • “I have no spur to prick the sides of my intent, but only vaulting ambition”
  • “I do fear thy nature, it is too full o’ the milk of human kindness to catch the nearest way. Thou wouldst be great, art not without ambition, but without the illness that should attend it”

Loves his wife

  • “My dearest partner of greatness”
  • “Be innocent of the knowledge, dearest chuck”
  • “Bring forth men children only”

Deceptive

  • “Stars, hide your fires, let... (More)