The occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words.
drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some respect
a person who is opposed to, struggles against, or competes with another; opponent; adversary
Words with opposite meanings
a biography of yourself
an account of the series of events making up a person's life
A serious disagreement or argument
the circumstances or setting surrounding an event
a selected part of a passage or scene
a concept whose truth can be proved
a literary work based on the imagination and not necessarily on fact
when a portion of the story goes back in time
the use of hints and clues to suggest what will happen later in a plot
A category of artistic composition
logical conclusion based on observations
what a piece of writing is mainly about
comparison not using like or as
someone who tells a story
prose writing that is not fictional
the use of words that imitate sounds
View or judgment formed about something, not necessarily based on fact or knowledge
A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given human feelings, thoughts, or attitudes
a secret scheme to do something (especially something underhand or illegal)
point of view
a mental position from which things are viewed
the leading character, hero, or heroine of a drama or other literary work.
arrangement of scenery and properties to represent the place where a play or movie is enacted
the action of following in order
comparison using like or as
Understanding about what is going to happen
A word that means the same as another word
The main idea of the story
a statement or sentence that states the purpose of a paper or essay
the written list of all the sources used in a report or book
the act of adding notes
Information that comes directly from the time period being studied.
sources that were written about an event after it occurred
a lesson taught by a literary work
consisting of or characterized by the telling of a story
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