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Simile Comparing one thing to another using the words as or like.
Metaphor Describing an object as something else.
Alliteration Words of the same sound that are close together.
Assonance The rhyming of vowels only (hide, line) or of consonants, but not vowels (cold, killed)
Sibilance a speech sound with a hissing effect.
Onomatopoeia The name of a sound when trying to imitate it. (Meow, quack)
Hyperbole An exaggeration, not taken literally.
First Person Narrator A story narrated by a character speaking about themselves.
Third Person Narrator A story narrated by someone often using "he" and "she" speaking about more than one
Imagery Descriptive writing, giving the reader an image in their mind.
Irony The use of words to express something different from/opposite to their literal meaning.
Juxtaposition a circumstance where two unlike things are next to one another. It has a quality of being unexpected, creating a contrast.
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Oxymoron When two contradicting terms appear together. (Deafening silence)
Pathetic Fallacy When the weather reflects the current mood.
Metre rhythmic, recurring pattern of accented and unaccented syllables.
Rhyme having or ending words (often in poems) with a sound that corresponds (sounds similar) to another.
Enjambment continuation from one line in a verse to the next without a pause.
End Stopped Line having a rhetorical pause at the end of each line.…read more