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a poetic meter that is made up of 5 stressed syllables each followed by an unstressed syllable
A detail, image, or character type that occurs frequently in literature and myth and is thought to appeal in a universal way to the unconscious and to evoke a response
story of a person's life written by that person; can be comprehensive or narrow in focus
occurs when the outcome of a work is unexpected, or events turn out to be the opposite from what one had expected
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