Figurative Language

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Imagery

Something that appeals to the readers senses

Simile

a comparison of two unlike things using like or as.

Metaphor

a comparison of two unlike things NOT using like or as.

Hyperbole

simple exaggeration-for effect

Idiom

a word/phrase that means something different then its literal definition

Personification

giving human qualities to something non-human (animal, table, ect.)

Symbol

an object that stands for something larger than itself

Irony

a contrast between what is expected and what actually exists or happens.

Onomatopeia

words that sound like what they mean or what they are.

Alliteration

the repetition of initial consonant sounds for effect

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