use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed syllable in a line of verse
a statement consisting of two parallel parts in which the second part is structurally reversed ("Susan walked in, and out rushed Mary.")
..., suggested or implied meaning of word; V. connote
..., An independent clause followed by subordinate clauses or phrases that supply additional detail.
..., the most direct or specific meaning of a word or expression
..., Writing or speech that is used to create vivid impressions by setting up comparisons between dissimilar things, [examples are metaphor, simile, and personification.
..., incongruity between what might be expected and what actually occurs
..., understatement for rhetorical effect (especially when expressing an affirmative by negating its contrary)
..., substituting the name of an attribute or feature for the name of the thing itself (as in The suits on Wall Street walked off with most of our savings.)
..., conjoining contradictory terms (as in 'deafening silence')
the principal character in a work of fiction
..., how a passage is constructed; organization and how author combines images, details or arguments to serve his or her purpose
..., A sentence consisting of one independent clause and no dependent clause
..., a three-part deductive argument in which a conclusion is based on a major premise and a minor premise ("All men are mortal; Socrates is a man; therefore, Socrates is mortal.")
..., a figure of speech in which a part is used for the whole or the whole for a part ("All hands on deck").