The repetition of consonant sounds in words that are close together.
A reference to a statement, a person, a place, or an event from literature, the arts, history, religion, mythology, politics, sports or science.
The writer of literary work or document.
a persons account of his or her own life or part of it
an account of persons life or of part of it, written or told by another person.
The way a writer reveals the personality of the character.
a work of literature meant to be performed for an audience by actors
Overstating something usually for the purpose of creating a comic effect.
the kind of writing that explains or gives information
a prose account that is made up rather than true
Interruption in the present action of a plot to show events that happened at a earlier time.
the use of clues of hints to suggest events that will occur late in the plot.
a novel , story, or play set during a real historic era.
an expression peculiar to a particular language that means somthing different from the literal meaning of the words
language that appeal to sences
a contrast between expectotion and reality
the devices a writer uses to develop style and convey meaning
an imaginative comparison between two unlike things in which one thing is said to be another thing.
Overall feeling of a work of literature.
the series of related events that make up a story.
a kind of rhythmic, compressed language that uses figures of speech and imagery designed to appeal to our emotions and imaginations.
Point of view
the vantage point form which a story is told.
any writing that is not poetry.
the main character in a work of literature.
the final part of the story.
the time and place of a story, play or narrative poem.
a short fictional prose narrative
A comparison between two unlike things, using a word such as like, as, than, or resembles.
A minor plot that relates in some way to the main story.
A person, a place, a thing, or an event that has a meaning in itself and stands for something beyond itself.
The general idea or insight about life that a work of literature reveals.
The attitude the writer takes toward his or her subject, characters and audience.