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a comparison between two unlike things, using "like" or "as" with the intent of giving a meaning to one of them
a figure of speech in which a non-human or inanimate object, quality, or idea is given lifelike characteristics or powers
a comparison between two unlike things with the intent of giving added meaning to one of them
language that appeals to one or more of the senses and creates pictures and impressions in the reader's mind
a device by which an author interrupts the logical time sequence of a story or play to relate an episode that occurred prior to the poening situation
a reference to a person, place, event, or artistic work that the author expects the reader to recognize
a struggle between opposing forces, people, or ideas in a story, novel, play, or narrative poem
a contrast between what is stated and what is really meant or between what is expected and what actually happened
a person, place, event, or object that is real in itself and also suggests something larger than itself, such as a quality, an attitude, a belief or a value
words the author uses to describe a character, what a character says, does, and feels
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