Waving a white flag
That guy is so mean his pit bull is afraid of him.
My history teacher is so old that he personally witnessed the fall of Rome.
Sounding alike at the end.
Example of: bit-sit, love-dove, eek,peek
Is the clear description of people, places, objects, or events using appropriate detail.
This writing has details that describe what the writer sees, hears, smells, touches, and/or tastes.
Example of: An essay describing a a fall day
Writing style that tells a story.
Example of: Writing that recounts what happened on your summer vacation
Words with meanings or functions that are indicated by their pronunciations, including onomatopoeia, alliteration, consonance, etc.
A word that imitates the sound it is describing (oil, meow, buzz, bang).
The repetition of initial consonant sounds in closely positioned words or stressed syllables for aural effect.
Example of: Rabbits running over roses.
The process or result of mentally picturing objects or events that are normally experienced directly.
I like to play with my cat.
He likes to get in a hat. (This is an example of)
A pair of rhyming verse lines
Words that sound the same and have the same spelling but have different meaning
Table (a piece of furniture) and Table (a list of information)
Bark (dog) and Bark (outer covering of a tree)
Words the sound the same but are spelled differently and have different meanings.
Hear and Here are examples of
Great and Grate are examples of
An interchange of position of adjacent objects in a sequence, especially a change in normal word order.
Never have I been more insulted! (example of )
Little did he understand the situation. (example of )
An all-purpose tem used to describe any literary techniques deliberately used to achieve a specific effect.
A literary device using "as" or "like" to make comparisons
He eats like a pig. (example of )
I believe that girl has a mouth as big as a canyon. (example of)
A literary device that makes a direct comparison
He is a pig. (example of)
She is a lame duck. (example of)
Attributing human or other animate characteristics to an inanimate object.
My computer hates me. (example of )
Time never waits for anyone. (example of )
The camera loves me. (example of)
The color red to signal danger (example of)
The Scarlet Letter on Hester's chest (example of