the repetition of the same or similar consonant sounds
reference to something outside of a literary work such as anther book, a movie, or historical event.
a comparison between two things for the purpose of clarification or explanation
a part of an actor's lines supposedly not heard by others on the stage and intended only for the audience
repetition of the same vowel sound
a decisive moment that is of maximum intensity or is a major turning point in a plot.
an amusing scene, character, incident, or speech introduced into serious or tragic elements, as in a play, in order to provide temporary relief from tension, or to intensify the dramatic action
a pair of successive lines of verse that rhyme and are of the same length
irony that is inherent in speeches or a situation of a drama and is understood by the audience but not grasped by the characters in the play
a person or thing that helps the reader or viewer understand someone or something else through contrast
To suggest what will happen next through indirect clues
The comparison of two seemingly dissimilar things WITHOUT the use of like or as
The comparison of two seemingly dissimilar things using of like or as
a character talking to himself or herself to reveal his or her thoughts without addressing a listener.
A person or thing used to represent something else, usually to make a point
a unifying, main, or dominant idea