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the repetition of similar initial consonant sounds in order to create a musical or rhythmic effect, to emphasize key
a reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary work, or work of art, often used to help make a comparison.
a similarity or comparison between two different things or the relationship between them.
a short verbal accounting of a funny, amusing, interesting event or indecent.
when the writer employs two sentences of contrasting meanings in close proximity to one another.
a form of a non-fiction in which a writer tells a story about another person.
the quality of a character; what a character is like.
the highest point of action in a story, often the turning point.
the non-literal, association meaning of a word; the implied, suggested meaning.
the strict, literal, dictionary definition of a word, devoid of any emotion, attitude, or color.
related to style, diction refers to the writer's word choices, especially with regard their correctness, clearness, or effectiveness.
the writer directly states the character's traits or characteristics.
a character who changes over the course of a story.
an inherent part of any story or poem and are essential to the structure of any written form.
a literary device that is used as a descriptive device.
a problem or struggle between a character and an outside force.
a brief story, usually with animal characters, that teaches a lesson or moral.
writing that tells about imaginary characters and events.

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