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  1. a metaphor in which the actual subject is represented by an item with which it is closely related. Ex: "Today, the White House issued a statement congratulating Congress on its passage of the new energy bill."
  2. comparison between two different items that an author may use to describe, define, explain, etc. by indicating their similarities. Ex: "The asphalt softened, the lawns grew spidery brown, and the dogs crept like shadows."
  3. two opposing ideas presented in a parallel manner. Ex: "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times..."
  4. adjective or adjective phrase that an author uses to describe the perceived nature of a noun by accentuating one of its dominant characteristics, whether real or metaphysical. Ex: "grey-eyed Athena"

3 True/False questions

  1. parenthesistwo opposing ideas presented in a parallel manner. Ex: "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times..."

          

  2. synecdocheusually found in poetry; writer speaks directly to an abstract person, idea, or ideal and is used to exhibit strong emotions. Ex: "Be with me Beauty, for the fire is dying."

          

  3. rhetorical questiona question that a writer poses to the audience in which he/she does not expect an answer. Ex: "Got milk?"

          

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