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“Go down in flames” is an English idiom that’s used to describe a miserable failure. It could also result in a spectacle of some kind.
Syndeton refers to a sentence that uses conjunctions to join phrases, words, and clauses. It is one of three different ways of using conjunctions, or not, within sentences.
“We are such stuff as dreams are made on” is a well-known quote that features in William Shakespeare’s The Tempest. The line appears in Act IV, Scene 1.
“Head in the clouds” is an English idiom that refers to someone being absent-minded, distracted, or always dreaming.
An irregular ode is a common ode form that does not conform to the characteristics of the Pindaric or Horatian ode forms.
A cliffhanger is a narrative device that’s used to end a story abruptly before an action or segment the plot is concluded.
Hypophora is a figure of speech that occurs when writing asks a question and then immediately follows that question up with an answer.
“Life’s but a walking shadow, a poor player” is an interesting Shakespearean quote that is used in his tragedy, Macbeth. It appears in Act V, Scene 5 and is spoken by the title character.
A coming-of-age novel is a book that tells the story of a character growing up and going through a series of important life-defining changes.
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