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reference to a statement, person, place or event from literature, history, religion, mythology, politics, sports, science, or pop culture
Dramatic conventions are the specific actions or techniques the actor, writer or director has employed to create a desired dramatic effect/style.
A stock character is a fictional character based on a common literary or social stereotype.
The substitution of the name of an attribute or adjunct for that of the thing meant, for example suit for business executive
A lyric poem in the form of an address to a particular subject, often elevated in style or manner and written in varied or irregular meter
Agreement or compatibility between opinions or actions. The recurrence of similar sounds, esp. consonants, in close proximity (chiefly as used in prosody)
Figure of speech that uses exaggeration to express strong emotion or to create a comic effect
A figure of speech in which apparently contradictory terms appear in conjunction (pretty ugly)
repetition of similar vowel sounds that are followed by different consonant sounds, especially in words that are close together in a poem
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