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(n.) a meaningful part of a word that is attached before (prefix) or after (suffix) a root or base word to modify it's meaning.
(n.) the repetition of initial consonant sounds in neighboring words.
For example: The slithering, slimy, snake.
(n.) a reference to a familiar person,place, or thing.
(n.) a comparison of two or more similar objects, suggesting that if they are alike in certain respects, they will probably be alike in other ways too.
(n.) a separating of a a whole into its parts with an exclamation of these parts to find out their nature and function.
(n.) a person or thing working against the main character.
- (n.) a word that is opposite in meaning to another word.
- For example: love-hate, good-bad.
(n.) The techniques the author chooses to enhance writing.
Examples: style, bias, point of view, flashback, foreshadowing, symbolism, figurative language, sensory detail, soliloquy, stream of consciousness.
(n.) an account of the life of an individual written by the subject, classified as non-fiction.
(n.) a free morpheme (can stand alone), to which affixes can be added.
For example: Worry