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use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed syllable in a line of verse
a reference to something literary, mythological, or historical that the author assumes the reader will recognize
incident that occurs and complicates the plot, because it brings the characters into conflict
interruption in the present action of a plot to show events that happened at an earlier time
a figure of speech that uses exaggeration to express strong emotion, make a point, or evoke humor
an imaginative comparison between two unlike things in which one thing is said to be another thing
a figure of speech in which an object or animal is spoken of as if it had human feelings, thoughts, or attitudes
third person limited point of view
the narrator focuses on the thoughts and feelings of only one character
third person omniscient point of view
the narrator knows everything about the characters and their problems
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