Literary Terms

Literart Terms

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Literary Terms

Alliteration - The same initial sound to words.

Assonance - Repetition of the vowel sound.

Onomatopoeia - Words that sound like the word itself (Boom, Whistling)

Personification - Giving something human qualities. (The stream was running)

Simile - Describing something as something else, usually with the word like or as.

Metaphor - To replace one image with another.

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