Example image of eyePlorer eyePlorer map for 'Literary technique': Convention (norm) Literature Rule of thumb Storytelling Structure Character (arts) Plot (narrative) Setting (literature) Style (fiction) Theme (literature) Anthropomorphism Personification Aphorism Alliteration Anaphora Rhyme Genre Author surrogate Mary Sue Back-story Bathos Pathos Vocative case Chekhov's gun Foreshadowing Cliffhanger Conceit Extended metaphor Metaphysical poets Defamiliarization Deleted affair Deus ex machina Theatre of ancient Greece One Thousand and One Nights Bertolt Brecht Epic theatre Epiphany (feeling) Epistolary novel Bram Stoker Dracula Les Liaisons dangereuses Pamela, or Virtue Rewarded Pierre Choderlos de Laclos Samuel Richardson The Expedition of Humphry Clinker Tobias Smollett False document Autobiography George MacDonald Fraser Harry Paget Flashman