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symbolic narrative, representation of abstract meanings through concrete materials, reference to history. TNTSPIJ -> Vietnam War
beginning of words having similar consonant sound "A big bully beats a baby boy."
referencing something directly or by implication
similarity between like features of two different things "Structure of an atom is like a solar system. Nucleus is the sun and electrons are the planets revolving around their sun."
short account of a particular incident or event
pro form of something (pronoun, pro-verb, pro-adverb) "Jane lost a glove and she can't find it" Jane is the antecedent of she and glove is the antecedent of it.
saying embodying a general truth, meaningful observation, wise statement, "an apple a day keeps the doctor away"
address someone/personified object who is not present "Oh! Stars and clouds and winds, ye are all about to mock me"
apposition or appositive
syntactic relation between two consecutive phrases with the same function/ meaning "Barack Obama, our president, ..."
same vowel sound used with different consonants "Men sell the wedding bells." Only Vowels. Similar to alliteration and consonance
omission of conjunctions, disconnection between phrases, nothing between the objects, "paper, pencil, eraser"
harsh variance of sounds "I detest war because cause of war is always trivial."
conversational language, casual, familiar word choice rather than formal speech/writing, unacceptably informal
repetition of consonant sounds as a rhyming device "She sells seashells on the seashore"
style of writing/speech dependent on word choice
irony in a situation in a drama understood by the audience but not by characters
substitution of a negative term by softening it up. "passed away"
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