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Simile

comparison between two unlike things using "like" or "as"

Metaphor

stated difference between two unlike things

Personification

giving human qualities to something that is not human

Denotation

dictionary defintion of a word

Connotation

association with a word

Allusion

reference to a well known story or character or symbol

Symbol

something concrete that represents an abstract quality

Hyperbole

an extreme exageration

paradox

a seemingly contradictory statement

Apostrophe

addressing something as if it was alive

Irony

tension between what should be and what is

Tone

the mood or feeling in a poem that is created by the words

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