Reading Literary devices

Hopefully this helps a bit... because I am a bit nervous lol. This counts as a big part of our reading grade, so STUDY! Just a heads up-- some terms will be used more than once. I split many of the definitions in half because she said something about only giving us part.
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Terms in this set (...)

metaphor
a comparison between two unrelated nouns (or pronouns)
metaphor
"He's a walking encylopedia!"
simile
The comparison of two unlike things using like or as
simile
"You eat like a pig!"
personification
the act of giving human characteristics to something that is not human.
personification
"The spring flowers smiled up at me, and the grass danced in rhythm to the wind."
imagery
creating a picture with words
imagery
"What a Wonderful World" by Louis Armstrong

"I see trees of green, red roses too
I see them bloom for me and you
And I think to myself what a wonderful world

I see skies of blue and clouds of white
The bright blessed day, the dark sacred night
And I think to myself what a wonderful world

The colors of the rainbow so pretty in the sky
Are also on the faces of people going by
I see friends shaking hands saying how do you do
They're really saying I love you

I hear babies crying, I watch them grow
They'll learn much more than I'll never know
And I think to myself what a wonderful world
Yes I think to myself what a wonderful world."
alliteration
the repetition of initial consonant sounds
alliteration
"Mommy made me mash my m&m's!"
onomatopoeia
the formation of words that sound like or suggest the objects or actions being named
onomatopoeia
"Tick Tock!"
repetition
the use of repeated words or phrases to provide emphasis and continuity
repetition
"Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!
symbolism
a person, place, thing, or idea that means something in addition to itself
allusion
indirect reference to a well-known person, place, or thing without it actually being mentioned
allusion
A reference within a work to something else, usually another artistic work
allusion
"Your nose is growing, Pinocchio." I said to my lying brother.
analogy
the comparison of two different things that are alike in some way
hyperbole
The use of gross exaggeration for the purpose of making a point
hyperbole
"I tried a million times before I finally unlocked the door."
metonymy
two different things so closely related that they take on the characteristics of each other
synecdoche
"Lend me your ears."
metonymy
"When the author got back from his moth-long vacation, he was itching to finally pick up the pen again."
synecdoche
a part of a thing that represents a whole