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