The voice used to indicate that the grammatical subject of the verb is performing the action or causing the happening denoted by the verb
Ad Hominen Argument
This term comes from the Latin phrase meaning "to the man." It refers to an argument that attcks the opposing speaker or another person rather than addressing the issues at hand.
Narrative form in which characters and actions have meanings outside themselves; characters are usually personifications of abstract qualities
The repetition of initial consonant sounds or any vowel sounds within a formal grouping, such as a poetic line or stanza, or in close proximity in prose.
A reference, usually oblique or faint to another thing, idea, or person.
Use of language in which multiple meanings are possible, it is subject to more than one interpretation.
An ambiguity which results from unclear use of grammar, giving the sentence more than one meaning because of its structure.
Use of historically inaccurate details in a text; for example, depicting a 19th century character using a computer. Some authors employ anachronisms for humorous effect, and some genres, such as science fiction or fantasy, make extensive use of anachronism.
Repetition of the last word of one clause at the beginning of the next clause.
Comparison of two things that are alike in some respects.
The regular repetition of the same word or phrase at the beginning of successive phrases or clauses.
A brief story or tale told by a charcter in a piece of literature.
Every pronoun refers back to a previous noun or pronoun. It the grammatical term for the noun or pronoun from which another pronoun derives its meaning.
The substitution of one part of speech for another ex: "The poet says we 'milestone our lives.' "
The repetition of words in successive clauses in reverse grammatical order ex: "You can take the boy out of the country but you can't take the country out of the boy."