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Satire: religion hypocrisy, the literary tart of using mockery irony and comedy to ridicule and point out human follies and vices with the hope that will be corrected.

The Enlightenment: An intellectual movement develop in Western Europe during the 17 century that emphasis the use of human reason to solve problem and free humanity from superstition and ignorance.

Irony: An expression to convey the opposite of meaning.

Hegemony: the tyranny of nation or institution over another.

Feminist: a doctrine that favor more right for woman in their economic, social, political and private lives.

Patriarchy: a form of social organization in which the male in dominate.

Sonnet: A poem fourteen lines of iambic pentameter with a definite rhyme scheme.

Theodicy: the vindication of all justice and holiness of god to have create a world in which evil exist.

Pseudonym: false name use by author.

Mulatto: A person mix white and African American descent.

Black verse: unrhymed iambic pentameter.

Figure of speech: use of non-literal language.

Symbols: Stand for something other than the literal meaning.

Apostrophe: figure of speech, to address an object or a person as if it were present and could response.

Personification: to assign human quality to non-human thing.

Oxymoron: two words or phrases of opposite meaning are used together.

Metonymy: a word or phrase stands not for itself but something closely related.
Synecdoche: A part is used for the whole and vice versa.

Pantheism: the belief the god previse every part of the creative universe.

Ode: a poem expressing Nobel feeling written in an exalted style.

Iambic Pentameter: type of foot. A metrical foot consisting a one unascend syllables follow by ascended syllables.

Iamb- a metrical foot consisting of two syllables.

Pentameter: a line of poetry that has five line.

Simile: a figure of…...

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