The representation of abstract principles by characters or figures
Repetition of a speech sound in a sequence of nearby words
Passing reference, without explixit identification, to a literary person place or event.
The deliberate repitition of a word or phrase at the beginning of several successive verses, clauses or paragraphs.
Use of words or expression that have become obsolete in the current era.
Repetition of identical or similar vowels.
A pause in a line of verse dictated by sense or natural speech rhythm rather than by metrics
Repetition of two or more consonants, but with a change of intervening vowel
Repetition of the ends of two or more successive sentences, verses, etc.
A saying pertaining to the manners and common practices of men, which declare what one should do in his life and what one should not do in his life.
The use of vivid or figurative language to represent object, actions or ideas.
A short metaphorical phrase.
A figure of speech in which a certain statement is expressed by denying its opposite
A comparison not using like or as when one thing is said to be another.
A figure of speech in which one word or phrase is substituted for another with which it is closely associated
Use of words that imitate the sound they denote
Conjoining contradictory terms
To give two or more parts of the sentences a similar form so as to give the whole a definite pattern
attribution of human motives or behaviors to impersonal agencies
a comparison using like or as
an object or action that means more than it's literal meaning
description of one kind of sense impression by using words that normally describe another