Figurative Language

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Alliteration

Repitition of a beginning consonant sound

Assonance

Repetition of a vowel sound

Hyperbole

Exaggeration

Personification

Giving human qualitites to something that is not human

Metaphor

A comparison that does not use like or as

Simile

A comparison the uses like or as

Onomatopoeia

A word that sounds like what it means

Symbolism

Something the represents or stands for something else

Irony

Something that is unexpected

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