the repitition of the initial sounds in words lends a musicality and depth to writing.
- ex. The secret side of the hunted heart.
a referance to a historical or literary person, place, event, or aspect of culture. An allusion is always indirect. By tapping the knowledge and memory of the reader, a resonant emotional effect from the associations already existing in the reader's mind. The effectiveness of the allusion depends on the body of knowledge shared by the writer and the reader.
the repetition of a voul sounds in words usally preceded and followed by unlike consonant sounds.
- ex. Richard Wilbur wrote: "Foam was in uproar where he drove below".
the meaning beyond the literal
the repition of consance sound interanlly in words.
- ex. John Keats writes: "Much ahave I traveled in the realms of gold."