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a word or term which achieves more imaginative effects than simple or literal language. Figures of speech are widely used, not only in poetry but in newspapers and newspaper headlines. See alliteration, allusion, antithesis, apostrophe, assonance, euphemism, hyperbole, idiom, innuendo, irony, litotes, malapropism, meiosis, metonymy, metaphor, metonymy, onomatopoeia, oxymoron, paradox, personification, pun and synecdoche.
in literature: the attitude and influence of the writer, evident in the feel of the writing.
a short section or speech at the end of a story or play, in which the story or fate of its...
electronic mail sent from one electronic device to other electronic devices (computer, cellphone...
the names of terms we use to talk about language, e.g. phrase, verb, figure of speech.