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Alliteration
First letter of a word that is repeated in words that follow, EXAMPLE the cold crisp crust.
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Assonance
Same vowel sound is repeated but the consonants are different. EXAMPLE he passed her a sharp, dark glance.
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Colloquial
language that is used in speech with an informal meaning; 'chill', 'out of this world', 'take a rain check'.
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Dialect
the version of language spoken by particular people in a particular area, such as Scots.
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Dialogue
conversation between two people
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Dissonance
a discordant combinations of sounds; the clash, spew and slow pang of grinding waves against the quay
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Enjambment
device used in poetry where a sentence continues beyond the end of the line or verse.
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Card 2

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Same vowel sound is repeated but the consonants are different. EXAMPLE he passed her a sharp, dark glance.

Back

Assonance

Card 3

Front

language that is used in speech with an informal meaning; 'chill', 'out of this world', 'take a rain check'.

Back

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Card 4

Front

the version of language spoken by particular people in a particular area, such as Scots.

Back

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Card 5

Front

conversation between two people

Back

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