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image a word or series of words that refers to any sensory experience; adds immediacy to literary language
imagery the collective set of images in a poem or other literary work
visual imagery imagery that refers to the sense of sight
auditory imagery imagery that refers to the sense of hearing
tactile imagery imagery that refers to the sense of touch
haiku a Japanese verse form that has three unrhymed lines of five, seven, and five syllables; serious and spiritual in tone, relying mostly on imagery, and usually set in one of four seasons
simile a comparison of two things with like, as, or than or a verb such as resembles; usually compares two things that initially seem unlike but are shown to have a significant resemblance
metaphor a statement that one thing is something else, which, in a literal sense it is not; it creates a close association between two entities and underscores their important similiarity
implied metaphor a metaphor that uses neither connectives nor the verb to be
mixed metaphor usually unintentional combing of two or more incompatible metaphors, resulting in ridiculousness or nonsense
personification the endowing of a thing, an animal, or an abstract term with human characteristics
apostrophe a direct address to someone or something (a person, a dead or absent person, an inanimate object, an abstract thing or spirit
overstatement hyperbole, exaggeration used to emphasize a point
understatement an ironic figure of speech that deliberately describes something in a way that is less than the case
metonymy a figure of speech that substitutes a thing for another Example: white house decided instead of President
synecdoche the use of a significant part for a whole; wheels for car as an example
paradox a statement that at first strikes one as self-contradictory, but that on reflection reveals some deeper sense
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