the occurrence of the same initial sound in several words in succession
a reference to something literary, mythological, or historical that the author assumes the reader will recognize
repetition of a word, phrase, or clause at the beginning of two or more sentences in a row. This is a deliberate form of repetition and helps make the writer's point more coherent.
the attribution of human characteristics to animals or inanimate objects
a direct address to someone who is not there,
A character who is in most ways opposite to the main character (protagonist) or one who is nearly the same as the protagonist. The purpose of the foil character is to emphasize the traits of the main character by contrast only
the use of hints and clues to suggest what will happen later in a plot