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Allegory
Extended metaphor
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Alliteration
Repetition of sound
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Antithesis
Two opposite ideas
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Assonance
Repetition of vowel sounds
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Context
Circumstances/Ideas/Motivation
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Couplet
Pair of rhymed lines
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Denouement
The conclusion of a play
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Epiphany
Sudden realization of truth
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Exposition
Opening of a play, when players are introduced
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Hybrid
2 or more genres
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Hyperbole
Exaggeration for comic effect
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Imagery
Pictures created in the reader's mind, evoking their imagination
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Leitmotif
Recurrent theme/phrase
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Lexicon
Vocabulary of writer
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Metaphor
Links 2 dissimilar things
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Metre
Pace, rhythm
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Personification
Human attributes to inanimate objects/animals
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Rhetoric
Speech used to persuade
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Syntax
Sentence structure
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Card 2

Front

Repetition of sound

Back

Alliteration

Card 3

Front

Two opposite ideas

Back

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Card 4

Front

Repetition of vowel sounds

Back

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Card 5

Front

Circumstances/Ideas/Motivation

Back

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