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a reference to a real or fictitious person, event, place, work of art, or another work of literature within writing
a figure of speech in which things are endowed with human qualities or are represented as possessing human form
the use of cutting humor in which the speaker often says the exact opposite of what he or she means
the practice of using a person, place or object that has a concrete meaning in itself and also stands for something beyond itself
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