a long, elaborate comparison that often continues for a number of lines
a pattern in literature that is found in a variety of works from different cultures throughout the ages. It can be plot, character, image or setting
a brief phrase that that points out traits associated with a particular person or thing.
a larger-than-life figure who embodies the ideals of a nation or race. Epic heroes take part in dangerous adventures and accomplish great deeds. Many undertake long, difficult journeys and display great courage and superhuman strength.
an indirect reference to a famous person, place, event, or literary work.
adv. In a hateful way; horribly
n. an opponent; enemy
adj. filled with dismay; horrified appall-v.
v. to calm or pacify
adj. charming; pleasing beguile- v.
n. a sense of approaching evil
adj. tormented; harassed harry- v.
the act of being in serious, reflective thought
adj. heavy in a clumsy way; bulky
n. painful effort
n. hardship; misfortune
adj. distant; remote; standoffish
v. to take control of by force
adj. deserving of scorn; despicable
n. lonely grief; misery
adj. impossible to soothe; unforgiving
n. a making good for loss or damage; repayment
n. noisy merrymaking; festivity
n. a sudden feeling of disgust or loathing
adj. marked by trembling or shaking
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