User:Atcovi/Poetic Devices

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Poetic Devices—Use these to discuss poetry

The Bells/Emily Dickinson/The Negro Speaks of Rivers


Connotation: What context is that word used in?

Dead Body:

  • Carcass – Dead Body [of an animal]
  • Corpse – Human Body
  • Cadaver – Clinical setting (medical students studying the body and its parts; medical term)
  • “The Departed” – Euphemism to make a death easier
  • “The Stiff” – Negative feeling (criminal-activity term)