- A stylistic device in which a number of words containing the same consonants sounds, occur close together in a series.
- When two or more words close together repeat the same vowel sounds, however not the same consonant sound.
- In literature, the uses of informal words or phrases and in some cases even slang.
- Language that is spoken which is distinct to particular groups or regions.
- A literary technique which employs two or more people to be engaged in conversation, with each other.
- A combination of unpleasant and harsh-sounding words, phrases or syllables.
- The deliberate choice of words in order to elicit emotion toward the audience.
- The case in which a sentence continues beyond its line or verse.
- It is often used in poems to create a sense of continuation.
- The act of praising or complementing the audience.
- Figure of speech, which involves an exaggeration that is not meant to considered literally.
- Used to represent, actions, ideas and objects which appeal to our physical senses.
- A figure of speech in which the intended meaning of the words is different from the real meaning.
- A language technique that makes a hidden comparison between two objects that are unrelated but share characteristics.
- An uninterrupted piece of speech which presents a character's state of mind.
- It can be in speech form delivered in front of others or a soliloquy, when the character thinks aloud.
- A word that is used for a word, in describing.
- Two unrelated words are brought together.
- Language technique in which emotions are given applied to inanimate objects such as the weather, objects or setting.
'I', 'you' and 'we'
- Language that invokes sorrow or pity.
- A literary device that repeats the same words or phrases in order to convey a particular idea.
- The way in which words sound the same in the stanzas of poems.
- A repetitive beat or metre throughout a poem.
- A phrase which establishes the similarity between two different things, usually involving the use of either like or as.
- Use of symbols to represent ideas that are often different from the literal sense.
- This could be a colours, objects, sounds and places.
- Three words in succession used to support an argumentative point.
- Tone can be voice, atmosphere or the feeling that pervades the text.
- Tone is also conveyed by structural techniques such as sentence structure or assonance.
- Often called 'register' this is the choice of vocabulary that the author has chosen to use.