Speaker of the poem.
Poem's beat from stressed and unstressed syllables found in English words; very important for meaning.
Sentences that break in a poem to create a beat.
A group of lines that belong together and can be though of as a verse or paragraph
Helps readers sense rhythm with words words that have similar endings.
The authors purposeful use of word choices to create tone and mood.
Descriptive language that evokes senses.
Something literal that carries an abstract meaning.
An implied comparison of two things which on the surface do not seem alike.
A comparison between two dissimilar things using like or as.
An outcome of events contrary to what was expected.
An exaggeration often used to call the readers attention.
Repetition of consonants.
Mostly background, character and setting information
A struggle between two or more forces that create a tension that needs to be resolved.
Tension between two people, a person versus society or a person versus nature in plot.
Tensions between a person and him/herself
The most intense moment of the story.
Characters adjust to a new situation.
The main problems are solved and questions are answered. A "new beginning"
The dropping of hints by an author about events to take place later in the story.
A recurring shape in design; repetition of literary elements.
An educated guess of estimate based on known facts.
Character or force which opposes the interest and goals of the protagonist.
A character who does not change during the story.
A character who changes during the story.
A statement whose two parts seem contradictory yet seem true or make sense with more thought.
a traditional or legendary story, usually concerning some being or hero or event to explain an unexplainable occurrence..
a collectively inherited unconscious idea, pattern of thought, image, etc., universally present in individual psyches.
A short narrative that teaches a moral or religious lesson through analogy.
A symbolical narrative.