The repetition of identical consonant sounds or any vowels sounds in successive syllables.
a reference to another work of literature, person, or event.
two consecutive lines of poetry that rhyme.
a comparison between two unlike things using the word like or as.
a direct comparison between two unlike things.
a figure of speech in which nonhuman objects or creatures are endowed with human characteristics.
two opposite words together.
The use of language to evoke sensory experience (touch, taste, smell, sight, sound)
A concrete image, word, or thing that refers to an abstract idea or condition.
repetition of sounds at the end of words.
regular speech, not poetry.
irony that occurs when the meaning of the situation is understood by the audience but not by the characters in the play.
a figure of speech using exaggeration for emphasis.