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imagery

language that appeals to the senses

alliteration

repetition of initial consonant sounds

metaphor

comparison not using like or as

repetition

repeated use of sounds, words, or ideas for effect and emphasis

onomatopoeia

words that sound like what they mean

rhyme

be similar in sound, especially with respect to the last syllable

personification

the act of attributing human characteristics to abstract ideas

rhythm

the arrangement of spoken words alternating stressed and unstressed elements

simile

a comparison of two unlike things using like or as

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