English literature words

Parody
To ridicule another word usually serious in nature, by imitating it’s non-sensual fashion

Interrogation
Ask a question with an implied contrary answer

Epithet
A descriptive word or phrase into which has been packed a vivid picture

Alliteration
The repetition of the same consonant sounds at the beginning of successive word

Cacphony
Creating a harsh effect by combining words to emphasize guttural, course sounds

Consonance
Words at the end of verses in which the final consonant and the stress syllable agree but the words that perceive them differ; sometimes called half rim

Allusions
A reference to something really event in history or two familiar expressions or character and literature

Epigram
A brief saying that has the nature of Proverb. Man cannot live by bread alone

Euphony
Creating a pleasant affect by combining words or phonetic elements and spoken words to produce harmonizing sounds

Satire
Ridicule used primarily to point out needs for change in humanity or it’s institution

Assonance
Involves the petition of Vowel sounds within words

Sarcasm
Personal, Jeering ridicule that is intended to hurt individuals