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Figurative Language Elements Review
Terms in this set (18)
Repetition of consonant sounds
A reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary work, or work of art
Repetition of a vowel sound within two or more words in close proximity
Repetition of a consonant sound within two or more words in close proximity.
an idea or feeling that a word invokes in addition to its literal or primary meaning.
The dictionary definition of a word
the use of hints and clues to suggest what will happen later in a plot
Description that appeals to the senses (sight, sound, smell, touch, taste)
A comparison without using like or as
A word that imitates the sound it represents.
A figure of speech that combines opposite or contradictory terms in a brief phrase.
the giving of human qualities to an animal, object, or idea
A play on words or the substitution of one word for a phonetically similar word or phrase for comedic effect.
A comparison using "like" or "as"
anything that stands for or represents something else
Attitude a writer takes toward the audience, a subject, or a character
Feeling or atmosphere that a writer creates for the reader
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