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Of or pertaining to the art of writing in any form or style, most especially published works.

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tension

Literature; Poetry

The artistically satisfying equilibrium of opposing forces in a poem, usually referring to the use of language and imagery, but often applied to other elements, such as dramatic ...

tenson

Literature; Poetry

A medieval competition in verse on the subject of love or gallantry before a tribunal between rival troubadours; also, a subdivision of a chanson composed by one of the ...

tanka

Literature; Poetry

The classic form of Japanese poetry with five unrhymed lines of five, seven, five, seven, and seven syllables to produce a concentrated essence of a single event, image or mood.

tautology

Literature; Poetry

The unnecessary and excessive repetition of the same idea in different words in the same sentence, as "The room was completely dark and had no illumination," or "A breeze greeted ...

telestich

Literature; Poetry

See Acrostic Poem

tail rhyme

Literature; Poetry

Also called caudate rhyme, a verse form in which rhyming lines, usually a couplet or triplet, are followed by a tail, a line of shorter length with a different rhyme; in a ...

tagalied

Literature; Poetry

See Aubade