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a reference in a work without directly pointing it out
ex. i hate that i have no children yet, husband!
Allusion to the fact that the husband sucks in bed
___________ expressions are informal words, phrases, and sentences that are generally more appropriate for spoken conversations than for written essays
So, basically slang... for example, to great your friends you might say: "Hey guys!" but to great your teacher you might say "Hello, sir.
a comparison that is extended through a stanza or entire poem, often by multiple comparisons of unlike objects or ideas
reductio ad absurdum
the logical fallacy of extending ones argument to ridiculous proportions and then criticizing the result
figure of speech that uses a part as a representative of the whole
ex. Cleveland won by six runs
^Cleveland implies the baseball team, not the state
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