Entertainment / Literature / Aesc: (also called ash in Anglo-Saxon) A letter in the Old Norse runic alphabet indicating the sound as in the word . Aesc lends its name to the letter ash commonly used in Anglo-Saxon manuscripts.


Entertainment / Literature / Drama: A composition in prose or verse presenting, in pantomime and dialogue, a narrative involving conflict between a character or characters and some external or internal force (see conflict). Playwrights MORE


Entertainment / Literature / Ash: (also spelled aesc or asc when referring to runes) The letter used in Old English to indicate the sound /???¦/ as in the modern English word . The name comes from the Old Norse rune aesc. MORE


Entertainment / Literature / Parody: Beside, subsidiary, or mock song): A parody imitates the serious manner and characteristic features of a particular literary work in order to make fun of those same features. The humorist achieves par MORE


Entertainment / Literature / Trilogy: A group of three literary works that together compose a larger narrative. Early types of trilogy resulted from the common practice of Athenian playwrights, who would submit tragedies as groups of thre MORE


Entertainment / Literature / Synaesthesia: A rhetorical trope involving shifts in imagery. It involves taking one type of sensory input (sight, sound, smell, touch, taste) and comingling it with another separate sense in an impossible way. In MORE


Entertainment / Literature / Chthonic: Related to the dead, the grave, the underworld, or the fertility of the earth. In Greek mythology, the Greeks venerated three categories of spirits: (1) the Olympian gods, who were worshipped in publi MORE