Repetition of the same consonant sounds at the beginnings of nearby words.
Implicit comparison between two unlike things.
Use of a word that resembles the sound it denotes.
Attribution of human characteristics to abstractions, ideas, objects, and animals.
An explicit comparison between two things by using words such as like, as , than, appears, seems.
Something closely associated with a subject is substituted for it.
Addressed to the actors to tell them how to move and how to behave.
Time, Setting, Mood, and Characters on Stage
Literature that is "equipped" with arms, legs, tears, laughs, whispers, shouts, and gestures that are alive and immediate.
Form of humor or literary tone or work used to ridicule or make fun of human vice or weakness often with intent to correcting.
Form of Drama about fortuens and misfortunes, about disaster.
Associations and implications beyond literal meaning of word.
Two lines that usually rhyme and have teh same meter.
Three line stanza
Four line stanza
Choice of words
Literal dictionary meaning of word.
A word, phrase, or figure of speech that addresses the senses, offers sensory impressions.
A sequence of words printed as a separate entity on the page
Comparison at work throughout the entire poem.
Voice or created identity used by an author to speak a poem.
Grouping of liens, set off by a space, usually has a set patten of meter and rhyme.
A person, object, word, image, or event that suggests mroe than its literal meaning.
Arrangement of workds into phrases, clauses, sentences to achieve particular effects, ordering of words into meaningful verbal patterns.