a group of related words containing one subject/ verb relationship
What are the two types of clauses?
independent and subordinate (dependent)
subject/ verb relationship; cannot stand by itself, but depends on an independent clause to complete the thought
a dependent clause used alone
a complete thought and can stand alone as a complete sentence
one independent clause
2 or more independent clauses
one independent clause plus one or more subordinate clauses
putting yourself on a level of a god
in medias res
in the middle of
short, descriptive phrases used with a characters name
the repetition of beginning consonant sounds Example: The big black bear bit the big black bug.
attributing human characteristic to things that are not human Example: The sun stood tiptoe on the mountaintop.
the repetition of similarly constructed phrases, clauses, verse lines, or sentences suggesting some correspondence between them Example: He ran out the room, up the steps, and down the hall. (Prep phrases)
comparing two unlike things by using "like" or "as" Example: Her smile is like a ray of sunshine.
comparing two unlike things by saying that one thing is another Example: She was swayed and tossed on the stormy seas of love.