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Purvis LiteraryTerms

alliteration the repetition of a particular sound in the first syllables of series of words or phrases
palindrome a word or phrase that is spelled the same forward and backwards
homophone words that sound the same, but have different spelling and meanings.
onomatopoeia words that represent sound
hyperbole exaggeration, often used in tall tales
simile comparing using "like" or "as"
personification giving human-like abilities to non-human things
idiom using silly phrases to represent a real thought
antonym words that have opposite meanings
synonym words that have the same or similar meanings
Created by: apurvis