NWEA test 2

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footnote

a printed note placed below the text on a printed page [syn: {footer}]

foreshadowing

the use of hints and clues to suggest what will happen later in a plot

hyperbole

an exaggeration that creates humor, emphasizes particular points, and/or creates dramatic effects.

Idiom

A set expression of two or more words that means something other than the literal meanings of its individual words

imagery

words that appeal to one or more of the five senses; sensory language

Irony

Saying the opposite of what is true

Memorandum

A written proposal or reminder

metaphor

a comparison of two unlike things NOT using words such as like, as, than, or resembles

Onomatpoeia

The use of words that imitate the sounds they define
Example: buzz, sizzle, hiss, gurgle

Parable

A short moral story (often with animal characters)

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