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this goes beyond the literal meanings of words to create special effects or feelings
figure of speech
a word or phrase that is not meant to be taken literally but figuratively; synonym for figurative language
this is used by writers of scholarly books. It usually has longer sentences and a greater variety of words than everyday speech. Slang, contractions, and jargon are avoided.
this is writing or text that is used in everyday life such, as signs, directions, letters, and manuals.
this is a common reference book of words in alphabetical order including information about their meanings, pronunciation, and forms.
this is a list found in the back of a book that gives definitions of usual or hard words found in the text.
the setting and circumstances in which a literary work is written or an event occurs
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