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Figurative Language

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Metaphor a figure of speech comparing 2 unalike things that have something in common; used with out the use of "with" or "as"
Personification when the author gives a idea, object or animal qualities of a person
simile a comparison between two unalike things that have something in common; always uses the words "with" or "as"
Idiom an expression that means something different than the original dictionary definition of it's individual words.
Alliteration the repetition of usually initial constant sounds in two or more syllables; writers want to emphasize the words
Onomatopia the imitation of natural sounds to form a word
Hyperbole a figure of speech in which exaggeration is used for emphasis or effect.
Repetition one or more words are repeated to show urgency/importance
Created by: tudester456
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