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Figurative Langauge

Simile comparison using like or as
Metaphor comparison that says something is something else
Personification giving human qualities to something that is not human
Idiom group of words with a meaning that is different from the literal meanings of the individual words
Allusion reference to mythology, history, and literature
Hyperbole intentional exaggeration used for effect
Alliteration repetition of initial constant sounds
Assonance repetition of vowel sounds within nearby words
Conosance repetition of constant sounds within or at the end of the nearby words
Onomatopoeia word that sounds like what it is describing
Repetition repeated use of sounds, words,or ideas for effect and emphasis
Rhyme identical or similar final word sounds within or at the end of lines
Rhythm and Meter patterns of ACCENTED and unaccented syllables
Created by: beachboy22