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The repeated consonant sounds at the beginning of words placed by each other.
Words that sound like their meaning.
An over exaggeration used for affect.
A direct comparison of two unlike things saying that one IS the other.
A combination of two words that seem to contradict each other.
A statement in which a seeming contradiction may reveal an unexpected truth.
Attributing HUMAN characteristics to an inanimate object, animal, or idea.
A direct comparison of two unlike things using "like" or "as."
A scene that breaks the normal time order of the plot to show a PAST event.
The most exciting or suspenseful part of the story.
A contrast of what is expected and what really happens.
A reference to a statement, a person, a place, or an event from history, literature, sports, government, etc.
Language that appeals to the senses: sight, hearing, touch, taste, smell.
A series of related events that make up a story.
A person or an animal in a story, play, or other literary work.
The author's message or truth about life.
The time and place of a story.
The use of clues or hints to suggest events that will occur later in the plot.
Point of View
The vantage point from which the story is told.
A person, place, thing, or event that stands for something else and has its own meaning.
The main character or hero of the story.
A character that opposes the protagonist.
The overall emotion created by a work of literature.
The attitude a writer takes toward an audience, a subject, or a character.
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