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Poetic&Literary term

Metaphor · A figure of speech which involves an impliedcomparison between two relatively unlike thingsusing a form of be.· The comparison is not announced by like or as.
Simile · A figure of speech which involves a direct comparisonbetween two unlike things, usually with the words like or as.
Hyperbole · An exaggerated statement used to heighten effect. It is notused to mislead the reader, but to emphasize a point.
Idiom · An idiom or idiomatic expression refers to a construction orexpression in one language that cannot be matched or directlytranslated wordforwordin another language.
alliteration · Repeated consonant sounds occurring at the beginning of words or within words.
Personification · A figure of speech which gives the qualities of aperson to an animal, an object, or an idea.
Onomatopoeia The use of words that mimic sounds.
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