A parody of an entire style or genre.
(EX: Pyramus and Thisbe interlude of A Midsummer Night's Dream"
A elaborate metaphor that compares two seemingly dissimilar things.
(EX: "Shall I compare thee to a Summer's day")
Use of harsh,awkward or dissonant words on purpose to make the reader pause and enunciate.
(EX: My stick fingers click with a snicker)
Spoken/Written Language. 4 Modes are description, exposition, narration, persuasion
An informal or improper phrase used in everyday conversation.
A riddle whose answer involves a pun, can often be a paradox
(EX: if you divide a load of bread by a knife, what's the answer?)
The emotional release an audience experiences after watching a tragedy.
(EX: audience gets teary eyed after watching Romeo and Juliet's suicides)
An all knowing character of a play who comments on the action or gives the setting.
(EX: the chorus of Dr. Faustus gives us an intro to who Faustus is)
Picturing words that explain the characteristics of something through observation.
(EX: taste, touch, smell, color, size, motion, sound
(EX: An author may have snarky, sarcastic diction)
Descriptive writing that exaggerates a specific emotional/physical feature of a character.
(EX: Mrs. Bennet is a caricature of a fine country woman)
A repetition of consonants before/after different vowels.
Principles/styles in Greek/Roman literature. 4 types are objectivity, restraint, sensibility and formality.