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  1. alliteration
    the occurence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words.

    Ex:Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers
  2. define dramatic irony
    when the audience knows something but the characters dont know
  3. define external conflicts
    A Character struggles against an outside force, such as nature, another character, or a physical obstacle.
  4. define internal conflict
     is a mental or emotional struggle that occurs within a character
  5. define imagery
    The use of vivid or figurative language to represent objects, actions, or ideas.
  6. A long speech expressing the thoughts of a character alone on stage.
  7. Speech by one character in a play, story, or poem.
  8. Poetry that utilizes the techniques of drama
    dramatic poetry
  9. A brief story about an interesting, amusing, or strange event.
  10. define hyberbolye
    Hyperbole is a figure of speech that uses strong exaggeration to create emphasis
  11. define allegory
    a story in which people, things, and actions represent an idea or generalization about life.
  12. charcterization
    the method an author uses to reveal or describe characters and their various personalities.
  13. foil
    someone who serves as a contrast or challenge to another character.
  14. paradox
    a statement that seems contrary to common sense yet may, in fact, be true.
  15. pun
    a word or phrase that is used in such a way as to suggest more than one possible meaning.
  16. onamatopoeia
    the naming of a thing or action by a vocal imitation of the sound associated with it (as buzz, hiss)

    Ex: bang, whisper, shout, giggle, splash
  17. analogy
    a similarity between like features of two things, on which a comparison may be based: the analogybetween the heart and a pump.
  18. limerick
    a witty 5-line poem
  19. haiku
    3-line poem nature based, usually from oriential culture asian
  20. couplet
    2-line that rhyme
  21. cinquain
    5-line poem
  22. quatrain
    4-line poem
  23. meter
    a pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in poetry
  24. adjective
     tell the kind of noun,As: great, small, pretty, white, or brown
  25. verb
     tell of something being done: To read, write, count, sing, jump, or run.
  26. adverbs
    • how things are done
    • Ex: slowly, quickly,badly, well.
    The act of joining or the condition of being joined.

    men and women, wind or weather.
    •  is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun or pronoun and other words in a sentence.
    • in or through a door.
    An exclamation, esp. as a part of speech, e.g., ah! or dear me!
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