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repetition of sounds in words
a reference in a literary work to a person, place, or thing in history or another work of literature
the repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive clauses.
natural opposites in writing
a concise statement that expresses a general truth or idea (EX: Lost time is never found)
figure of speech which one directly addresses an absent person, thing
the reversal of grammatical structure or words in order to make a larger point
omission of a word or phrase (EX: Nice people prefer cats; other dogs)
a nice version of a word or phrase
the reader knows something that some or all characters do not know about
different than what was expected
the contrast between what is said and what is meant
consisting of an understatement in which an affirmative is expressed by negating its opposite
autobiography but not entire life
a comparison not using like or as
repetition of a idea, word/phrase, symbol, structure throughout a piece
a figure of speech that combines contradictory terms
words corresponding or in parallel (EX: I like to run, to walk, and to swim)
giving human-like qualities to non-human objects
formed as a question but not requiring a answer
comparison using like or as
how the author feels in their writing