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Figures of speech

The language of poetry figurative language
the language of every day speech literal language
when a conctrete object represents an abstract idea symbolism
a comparison between two unlike things for the purpose of addin figurative meaning to the written word metaphor
a comparison between two unlike things, using the words like or as, for the purpose of addin figurative meaning to the written word simile
words that imitate sounds in nature onomatopoeia
an exaggeration used to make a point hyperbole
giving concrete items life-like characteristics personification
repition of sounds or syllables to add meaning alliteration
reffering back to somethingg that is commonly known from literature, history or pop culture to represent an idea literary allusion
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