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repetition of the beginning sound
a brief reference to a historical or literary figure, event, object, etc.
something out of proper time or place in history
a character, symbol, or behavior that is basically a universal pattern that is copied throughout all forms of storytelling
an event that is out of sequence for the purpose of informing about the past
a hint of what is to come
a phrase that has meaning other than what it actually says
expression of something which is opposite of intended meaning; the words say one thing but mean another (odd twist) (one of the forms of humor)
misusing words ridiculously, especially by the confusion of words that are similar in sound
a comparison NOT using "like" or "as"
a word that imitates the sound; the sound something makes when you put it in word form
words that contradict each other to make on concept
something that seems full of contradictions
giving human characteristics to animals or things
lines spoken by an actor before a play begins
proverb or adage
a short popular old saying usually unknown origin that expresses some commonplace truth, useful thought, or philosophy
a play on words because of similarity of their sound and their different meanings
a mocking or sneering remark meant to hurt or to make someone seem foolish
a comparison made using "like" or "as"
a speech in which a character tells his/her thoughts to the audience as if talking himself/herself
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