language techniques

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  • English language techniques
    • alliteration
      • occurrence of the same letter at the beginning  of a word
      • eg. Peter Picked a Pepper
    • oxymoron
      • speech in which 2 opposite ideas are joined together
        • e.g.  bitter sweet/dark light.
    • personification
      • comparing nature/human characteristic to something non human
        • e.g. the wind howled in the night
  • sibliance
    • the repetition of the letter 'S'
    • e.g. Sing a Song of Sixpence


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