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allegory
character/story elements represent moral truth or generalization of human existence
alliteration
repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds
allusion
dirrect/indirect reference to something commonly known (books, places, work of art)
ambiguity
multiple meanings
analogy
similarity or comparison between two different things or the relationship between them
anaphora
devices of repetition in which same expression repeated at beginning of two or more lines
anecdote
short narrative detailing an interesting event such as incident in life of person
antecedent
word, phrase, or clause reffered to by a pronoun
aphorism
statement of known authorship which expresses general truth or moral principle/summation of author's point
apostrophe
dirrectly addresses an absent or imaginary person that cannot answer
atmosphere
emotional mood by setting and author's choice of described objects; foreshadows events
clause
independent/main-stands alone
dependent/sub.-stand with indep.
colloquial
use of slane for a converstional or familiar tone; include dialects
conceit
fanciful expression in form of extended metaphor or supring analogy between seemingly dissimilar objects
connotation
nonliteral, associative meaning of a word; implied and suggested meaning (ideas, emotions, or attitudes)
coherence
principle demanding parts of composition arranged to make it clear (words, phrases, paragraphs, chapters)