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a reference to a statement, person, place, event, or thing that is known from literature, history, religion, mythology, politics, sports, science or popular culture.
Milton and Bacon
allusion
the repetition of words, phrases, or sentences that have the same grammatical structure. Bacon
Parallel structure
a brief discourse in prose.
Bacon
essay
they do not argue or explain but merely make positive statements.
Bacon
Axiom
it’s a long narrative poem that relates the great deeds of a larger than life hero who embodies the values of a particular society.
Milton
Epic
a short allegorical story that teaches a moral or religious lesson about life.
Jesus The Parable of the Good Samaritan.
Parable
A poem that mourns the death of a person.
Milton
Elegy
An elaborate pageant.
Milton
Masque
in a literary work, a moment of sudden insight or revelation that a character experiences.
Conrad
Epiphany