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[Help] Analysing this work, finding words like similies etc (Really appreciate help!) Watch

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    Hi everyone!

    Basically, I have to present a seminar to a class in English (will be graded) and I have chosen a rap song to work with. Reason being the song has song incredible meaning to it etc, but I have come across the problem where I do NOT know what some things are called. I would really appreciate it if someone could work through this piece with me and tell me what is what

    Tears on the mauseoleum floor
    Blood stains the coliseum doors
    Lies on the lips of a priest
    Thanksgiving disguised as a feast
    Rollin’ in the Rolls-Royce Corniche
    Only the doctors got this, I’m hidin’ from police
    Cocaine seats
    All white like I got the whole thing bleached
    Drug dealer chic
    I’m wonderin’ if a thug’s prayers reach
    Is Pious pious cause God loves pious?
    Socrates asks, “Whose bias do y’all seek?”
    All for Plato, screech
    I’m out here ballin’, I know ya’ll hear my sneaks
    Jesus was a carpenter, Yeezy, laid beats
    Hova flow the Holy Ghost, get the hell up out your seats

    Coke on her black skin made a stripe like a zebra
    I call that jungle fever
    You will not control the threesome
    Just roll the weed up until I get me some
    We formed a new religion
    No sins as long as there’s permission’
    And deception is the only felony
    So never f-ck nobody wit’out tellin’ me
    Sunglasses and Advil
    Last night was mad real
    Sun comin’ up, 5 a.m.
    I wonder if they got cabs still
    Thinkin’ ’bout the girl in all-leopard
    Who was rubbin’ the wood like Kiki Shepard
    Two tattooes, one read “No Apologies”
    The other said “Love is cursed by monogamy”
    That’s somethin’ that the pastor don’t preach
    That’s somethin’ that a teacher can’t teach
    When we die, the money we can’t keep
    But we prolly spend it all ’cause the pain ain’t cheap

    I know that each ending word on every line 1+2 rhymes, what is that called? Rhyming couplets?

    I understand there are similes in the lyrics (Coke on her black skin made a stripe like a zebra

    Alliteration on "Lies on the lips of a priest", "Rollin in the rolls royce corniche"

    There is imagery throughout the song pretty much "All white seats"

    But then I really cannot remember any other words that I should be looking for, things like onomatopoeia, iambic pentameter etc, the kind of grammar which is required for A2 (I'm taking an access course and things like this is my Achilles heel). Would really appreciate some help asto what is in this lyrical masterpiece IMO.

    • Thread Starter

    "All for Plato, screech"

    Would screech be an onomatopoeia?
    • Thread Starter

    found these:

    Rhyming couplets
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