repetition of initial consonant sounds in neighboring words or syllables
unrhymed iambic pentameter
a direct comparison that includes the words "like" or "as"
an implied or indirect reference to a famous historical figure or literary work
figurative language that gives human traits to nonhuman things
repetition of vowel sounds in neighboring words or syllables
exaggeration used for emphasis
a comparison between two objects or ideas that does NOT include the words "like" or "as"
the direct address of an absent or imaginary person or thing as though it were present
a standard metrical form in which each ten-syllable line has five sets of unstressed and stressed syllables