Poetic Devices

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Metaphor
Saying something is something else e.g "my friend is a devil"
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Simile
Saying one thing is like another e.g "the cars engine was like a lions roar"
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Enjambement
The continuation of a sentence without a pause beyond the end of a line, couplet, or stanza.
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Hyperbole
Exaggeration for effect
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Pun
A pun is a play on words in which a humorous effect is produced by using a word that suggests two or more meanings
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Card 2

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Saying one thing is like another e.g "the cars engine was like a lions roar"

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Simile

Card 3

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The continuation of a sentence without a pause beyond the end of a line, couplet, or stanza.

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Card 4

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Exaggeration for effect

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Card 5

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A pun is a play on words in which a humorous effect is produced by using a word that suggests two or more meanings

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