extended fictional prose about improbable events involving characters that are quite different from ordinary people.
an utterance or discourse by a person who is talking to himself or herself or is disregardful of or oblivious to any hearers present.
A fourteen line poem, usually in iambic pentameter, with a varied rhyme scheme.
a person who speaks formally before an audience; lecturer; orator.
an arrangement of a certain number of lines, usually four or more, sometimes having a fixed length, meter, or rhyme scheme, forming a division of a poem.
suspension of disbelief
formula for justifying the use of fantastic or non-realistic elements in literature.
something likened to speech as conveying impressions to the mind.
a figure of speech in which a part is used for the whole or the whole for a part, the special for the general or the general for the special.
A flaw in the character of the protagonist of a tragedy that brings the protagonist to ruin or sorrow.
a short poem of fixed form, written in tercets, usually five in number, followed by a final quatrain, all being based on two rhymes.