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a comparison without using introductory words such as like or as
a comparison which uses a connecting word such as like, as, than, resemble, similar to, etc.
giving human characteristics to an inhuman object
an expression which means something altogether different than the literal meaning of the individual words
a phrase that seems to contradict itself
point of view
what a writer believes about his subject and wants to communicate to an audience.
the main idea of a work to which everything else refers. These are usually big concepts.. not details.
to strongly suggest something; something not explicitly stated.
to draw a conclusion
the dictionary definition of a word
the feelings associated with a word
first-person point of view
a character within the story narrates.
third-person point of view
a voice from outside the story narrates
a summary of events that includes facts only, no opinion
a conversation between characters
an unexpected situation, occurrence, or statement.
something that stands for something else. Stands for something bigger than itself
an exaggeration based in truth
a strategy or device used to persuade the audience
brief, personal story
the author's choice of words
language that appeals to one of the five senses
facts, observations, reasons
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