A Dramatic Monologue is used to define a single character speaking in dramatic poetry.
Third person past tense is the most common form in fiction although limited omniscient is a close contender.
Fiction is like any other prose writing. It's written in paragraphs. Other than that, you can include anything you want -- dialogue, thoughts, flashbacks -- whatever you can invent.
a God or hero
"So cowed was their condition, and so long and hard their experience of what such a man could do to them, within the law and beyond it, that no a voice, or a hand, or even a eye was raised."
Any of the gas giants might (Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune) and also planet Venus, but I am not sure that it has 'extreme' air pressure . . .
A two-line stanza or rhyming couplet is used at the end of a sonnet.
The meaning is "fear of".
This would be a direct metaphor because of the use of "is"