repetition at close intervals of initial consonant sounds
a rhetorical term for the inversion of the normal order of the parts of a sentence.
speaking to someone or something as if it were standing in front of you
A German term, "formation novel" "coming-of-age novel" for a novel about a child or adolescent's development into maturity with special attention focused on the protagonist's quest for identity
a grammatical unit with subject and verb (independent or dependent)
the repetition of consonant sounds within words (not beginning).
characters who undergo change because of the action in the plot
word or phrase tha takes the place of a harsh, unpleasant reality; ex. "passed away"=died
a narrative in which the narrator tells the story from his/her own point of view and refers to him/herself as "I"; active participant in novel or observer
the tragic character's inner weakness or error in judgment
conflict type; person in conflict with some aspect of self
name of one object is substituted for that of another closely related to it
a work of fiction of middle length, often divided into a few short chapters
statement that seems like a contradiction, but actually has truth
giving a non-human the characteristics of a human
the art of persuasive writing; broadly, the art of all effective writing.
a simple form of verbal irony in which it is obvious from context and tone that the speaker means the opposite of what he or she says
one who does not change throughout the story
a deductive system of formal logic; two premises lead to conclusion
third person omniscient
narrator can tell thoughts and feelings of characters in the story