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is the repetition of consonant sounds in words that appear close together.
EX: Big Belly Babes
ALLITERATION
Reference to a statement, person, place, .... that is known from Books, sports, religion, ....
ALLUSION
Event or detail that is inappropriate for the time.
ANACHRONISM
Comparison made between two things to show their alike.
ANALOGY
Very brief account of a particular incident.
ANECDOTE
In a play, when the actor talks to the crowd (BUT NOT HEARD FROM THE ACTORS)
ASIDE
Repetition of similar vowel sounds followed by different consonat sounds in words that are close together
EX: cAt, mAn, bAg, bAd
ASSONANCE
mood or feeling
ATMOSPHERE
the writer of the book
AUTHOR
A story about the person writing it.
AUTOBIOGRAPHY
Song or song-like poem that tells a story
BALLAD
A story about someone
BIOGRAPHY
Poetry written in unrhymed iambic pentameter
BLANK VERSE
Individual in the story
CHARACTER
a story that ends happily
COMEDY
Struggle or Clash
CONFLICT
emotions that a word suggests
CONNOTATIONS
TWO consecutive lines of poetry that form a unit
COUPLET
Type of writing intended to create a mood or an emotion.
DESCRIPTION
Way of speaking that is characteristic of a person
DIALECT
Writing that aims primarily to teach
DIDACTIC LITERATURE
Long narrative poem that relates the great deeds of larger than life hero who embodies the values of a particular society
EPIC
Type of writing thats explains an idea.
EXPOSITION
Brief story in prose or verse that teaches a moral, or practical lesson about life.
FABLE
Poetry that does not have a regular meter or rhyme scheme.
FREE VERSE
Figure of speech that uses exageration to express strong emotion or create a comic effect.
HYPERBOLE
Expression peculiar to a particular language that means something different from the literal meaning of the words
IDIOM