the attitude a writer takes toward the audience, the subject, or a character
song or poem that tells a story; there are two types folk and literary
When an actor makes a remark to the audience and the actors on stage as they have not heard it.
A repeated word, phrase, line, or group of lines.
A speech that is spoken alone a stage.
A fourteen-line poem that is usually written in iambic pentameter and that has one of several rhyme schemes.
The repetition of consonant sounds for tonal or sound effect.
Repetition of accented vowel sounds and all sounds following them, in words that are close together in a poem.
Use of a word whose sound imitates or suggests its meaning.
Group of consecutive lines in a poem that forms a single unit.
The voice that is talking to us in a poem.
When the audience knows something that the actors on stage are unaware of.
Rhymes in the middle of a line.
A reference to something in mythology, history, religion, or sports.
A poem that lists images for effect.
Conversation between characters in a poem.
An exaggeration used for emphasis and to express strong emotion; overstatement
language that appeals to the senses
a poem's atmosphere or the feeling it evokes
a pattern of end rhyme, usually given letter designations
poetry which expresses the speaker's thoughts or feelings
a type of narrative poem or storytelling poem usually with a traditional rhyme scheme, repetition, and refrain
the central ideal of the meaning of a piece of literature