Reading Test Terms
Terms in this set (18)
A similarlarity between the features of two things
a figure of speech in which apparently contradictory terms appear in conjunction (e.g., faith unfaithful kept him falsely true ).
seemingly absurd or self-contradictory statement or proposition that when investigated or explained may prove to be well founded or true.
which the full significance of a character's words or actions are clear to the audience or reader although unknown to the character.
in poetry, the repetition of the sound of a vowel or diphthong in nonrhyming stressed syllables near enough to each other for the echo to be discernible (e.g., penitence, reticence ).
Literal vs Figurative Language