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first letter of a word is repeated in the words that follow
alliteration
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the version of language spoken by particular people in a particular area
Dialect
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a device used in poetry where a sentence continues beyond the end of the line or verse.
Enjambment
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similes, metaphors and personification; they all compare something 'real' with something 'imagined'.
Imagery
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Where two words normally not associated are brought together
Oxymoron
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the way that words sound the same at the end of lines in poetry
Rhyme
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often objects, colours, sounds and places work
Symbolism
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attributing a human quality to a thing or idea
Personification
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language that evokes feelings of pity or sorrow.
Pathos
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a word that sounds like the noise it is describing
Onomatopoeia
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the version of language spoken by particular people in a particular area

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Dialect

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a device used in poetry where a sentence continues beyond the end of the line or verse.

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similes, metaphors and personification; they all compare something 'real' with something 'imagined'.

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Where two words normally not associated are brought together

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