Grade 10 figurative language

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repetition

repeated use of sounds, words, or ideas for effect and emphasis

metaphor

a comparison without using the words like or as

simile

a comparison using the words like or as

onomatopoeia

the use of words to imitate sound

alliteration

repeating initial consonant sounds in a line or passage of words

diction

the manner in which something is expressed in words

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