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That quality in a story that makes the reader eager to discover what happens next and how it will end
the writer's or speaker's attitude toward the subject, the audience, or himself or herself; the emotional coloring, or emotional meaning, of a work
a type of drama, opposed to comedy, which depicts the causally related events that lead to the downfall and suffering of the protagonist, a person of unusual moral or intellectual stature or outstanding abilities
a figure of speech that consists of saying less than one means, or of saying what one means with less force than the occasin warrants
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