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a mode of expression,through words or events, conveying a reality different from and usually opposite to appearance or expression
form of extended metaphor in which objects and persons in a narrative are equated with meanings that lie outside the narrative itself
manner of writing that mixes a critical attitude with wit and humor in an effort to improve mankind and human institutions
the use of similar vowel sounds repeated in a successive or proximate words containing different consonants
exaggeration used for emphasis, used to heighten effect, or to create a humorous perception
a comparison which imaginatively identifies one thing with another dissimilar thing, invoked by the "to be" verb
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