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literary terms 2

a figure of speech in which the truth is exaggerated for emphasis or humorous effect hyperbole
an expression that has a meaning different from the meaning of its individual words idiom
descriptive words and phrases that re-create sensory experiences for the reader imagery
the act or process of reaching a conclusion about something from known facts or evidence inference gap
a special kind of contrast between appearance and reality-usually one in which reality is the opposite of what it seems irony
a contrast between what a reader or character expects and what actually exists or happens situational irony
when someone knowingly exaggerates or says one thing and means another verbal irony
where the reader or viewer knows something that a character does not know dramatic irony
a comparison of two things that are basically unlike but have some qualities in common. Does NOT us like or as. metaphor
the feeling or atmosphere that a writer creates for the reader mood
Created by: colorguard101