The author's attitude towards the subject.
The repetition of the same consonant sound at the beginnings of several words of a line of poetry or a sentence. (example: Peter Piper picked a pack of pickled peppers; the "P" is repeated)
a type of figurative language in which authors give an animal, object, or idea human qualities. (such as the ability to hear, feel, talk, or make decisions)
the use of words that sound like the noises they describe (BAM, POW).
a direct comparison between two unlike things. It does not use the words like or as.
the obvious stretching of the truth.
language that appeals to the five senses-touch, taste, smell, hearing, and sight.
is made up of all the tools that a poet uses to create a special effect or feeling. It includes metaphor, simile, alliteration, personification, and onomatopoeia.
a reference to something with which the reader is likely to be familiar, such as a person, place, or event from history or literature.
A common phrase made up of words that can't be understood by their literal, or ordinary meanings. (Break a leg! Which is a saying that means good luck, you can not translate it from its literal meaning)
the feeling created in the reader by a poem or story.
"to repeat" something.
A comparison between two unlike things using the words like or as.