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writing that goes beyond the literal, original use of the words; aka figure of speech. There are two types: tropes and schemes.
a comparison of two seemingly unlike objects for the purpose of creating interest in imaginative writing;a type of trope
interesting ARRANGEMENT or play with words, often times to effect the sound; one of the two main figures of speech
wording ideas of equal importance with a similar sentence structure and often placing them in succesion; a type of scheme
a word or a phrase is repeated twice in a row; it's at the end of one sentence or clause and then again at the beginning of the next sentence or clause; a type of scheme
the opposite or contrast of ideas written in similar sentence structure; a type of scheme
the audience/ reader sees or knows something that other characters cannot; ensuing events are ironic
style of writing that brings regional literature alive by detailing dialect, dress, mannerism, customs, character types, and landscapes of a particular area of the country
a speech given by one person; if alone on stage=soliloquy; if alone in a story=interior monologue
two clauses, the 2nd of which reverses the order of the first; a type of scheme. Ex: "Let us never negotiate out of fear, but let us never fear to negotiate" (JFK's Inaugural Address).
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