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academicvocabulary#8

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Figurative Language Language enriched by words, images, and figures of speech.
Onomatopoeia Words whose sound imitates their suggested meaning.
Personification A figure of speech on which human qualities are attributed to animals, objects, or ideas.
Idiom A combination of words not strictly in accordance with grammatical rules, often possessing a meaning other than its grammatical or logical one.
Hyperbole A figure of speech which uses deliberate exaggeration.
Assonance The close repetition of middle vowel sounds.
Consonance the repetition of identical consonant sounds before and after differing vowel sounds
Alliteration The repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words.
Metaphor A figure of speech in which an implied comparison is made between two unlike things.
Simile A figure of speech in which a comparison is made between two unlike things using the word like or as
Example of simile She is as sly as a fox.
Example of consonance stoke/luck
Example of onomatopoeia drip
Created by: johnwallette