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continuation of a sentence across a line break
short quotation placed at the beginning of another piece of writing to set the tone.
words that sound pleasant together (opposite of cacophony)
description of background information in literature.
author hints at plot developments that will occur later in the story.
when poetry doesn't have a strict scheme/meter. any line length.
tragic errors leading to a characters downfall.
phrase conveying a meaning impossible to understand from literal interpretation (e.g. raining cats and dogs.)
rhyme occurring in middle lines of poetry, instead of at the end.
things portrayed differently from how they are.
author places two things side by side to highlight their differences.
obvious exaggerations for the sake of emphasis