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using same letter to begin two or more words which are close together
a word picture (in a literary work)
A word that sounds like its meaning
beginning two or more phrases with the same word or expression
making a comparison using "like" or "as"
the main idea or message of a text
describes a noun, e.g., big, yellow, happy, e
gives more information about a verb - usually ends in "-ly"
a question which does not expect an answer
common phrase which is used too often
using the same vowel sound in two or more words
an unstressed syllable followed by a stressed one (da-DUM, da-DUM)
the writer's attitude to his/her subject-e.g. respectful, angry, sad, nostalgic, serious, etc
making a comparison without saying "like"
unrhymed iambic pentameter
speech directed at the audience (not heard by other characters if present)
point of greatest intensity in a story (near the end)
a way of indicating or hinting at what will come later