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batchelor lit terms alliteration to imagery

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alliteration
repetition of two or more initial sounds in words within one line
assonance
repetition of two or more vowel sounds within a line
cacophony
the use of inharmonious sounds in close conjunction for effect; opposite of euphony
consonance
repetition of two or more consonant sounds within a line
euphony
the use of compatible, harmonious sounds to produce pleasing melodious effect
onomatopoeia
the technique of using words whose sound suggests it's meaning
allusion
a figure of speech that makes brief reference to a historical or literary figure, event, or object
apostrophe
a figure of speech in which some (usually but not always absent), some abstract quality, or nonexistent personage is directly addressed as though present
conceit
an extended metaphor comparing two unlike objects with powerful effect
visual imagery
appeals to sense of sight
olfactory imagery
appeals to sense of smell
gustatory imagery
appeals to sense of taste
tactile imagery
appeals to sense of touch
aural imagery
appeals to sense of sound