the repitition of sounds, most often consonat sounds, at the begining of words. Alliteration gives emphasis to words.
a referance in a work of literatre to a character, place, or situation from history or from another work of literature, music, or art.
the repitition of some or similar vowel sounds in stressed syables that end with different consonant sounds
the repitition of consonant sounds before and after different vowels
the writer's choice of words; an important elemtnt in the writer's voice or style
poetry that has no fixed pattern of meter or rhyme.
a figure of speech that uses exaggeration to express strong emotion, make a point, or evoke humor
the "word pictures"
a contrast or discrepancy between appearance and reality
a comparision without using like or as
a long speech or written expression of thoughts by one character in a literary work
the emotional or atmosphere of a story
a situation or statement that seems to be impossible or contradicting, but is nevertheless true, either literally or figuratively
a writer's attempt to inspire an emotional reaction in an audience
an informal essay that reflects upon an experience in the writers life
sounds, words, phrases, lines or stanzaz are repeated for emphasis
repitition of the same stressed vowel sounds and any succed sounds in two or more words
evocative words that convey sensory experiences-seeing, hearing, tasting, touching, and smelling
a comparision using like or as
any object, person, place, or experience that means more than what it is.
the central message of story
reflection of a writer's or speakers attitude toward the subject