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(also called a stem) the basic element of a word. Some roots form a word alone; others need a prefix or suffix to form a word. It is useful to know the original root of a word. E.g. the Latin root prima is the basis of primary and prime. If you know that prime means first/best, then you can work out that primary means most important.
a twist or sudden change in the plot that reverses the fortune of one of the characters in a way...
in literature: the setting, atmosphere (mood) and context of a story.
a sound device in which similar or identical vowel sounds are repeated in nearby words, e.g. the...