English Language techniques

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Allegory
Story with a double meaning: one primary (on the surface) and one secondary.
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Alliteration
Repetition of consonants at the start of words or in a sentence or phrase.
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Cliché
An over-used, common expression.
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Consonance
Repetition of consonants throughout a sentence or phrase.
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Contrast
Paradox, antithesis, oxymoron, juxtaposition, contrast in description etc.
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Didactic
Any text that instructs the reader or is obviously delivering a moral message
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Repetition of consonants at the start of words or in a sentence or phrase.

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Alliteration

Card 3

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An over-used, common expression.

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Card 4

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Repetition of consonants throughout a sentence or phrase.

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Card 5

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Paradox, antithesis, oxymoron, juxtaposition, contrast in description etc.

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