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Abstract
existing in thought or as an idea but not having a physical or concrete existence
Aesthetic
concerned with beauty or the appreciation of beauty
Amplify
cause to become more marked or intense
Deliberate
done consciously and intentionally
Juxtapose
place or deal with close together for contrasting effect
Nuance
a subtle difference in or shade of meaning, expression, or sound
Prominent
important; famous
Sequence
a particular order in which related events, movements, or things follow each other
Alliteration
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words
Characterization
the process by which the writer reveals the personality of a character
Diction
the choice and use of words and phrases in speech or writing
Hyperbole
exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken literally
Imagery
figurative language using descriptors applying to the five senses
Metaphor
a figure of speech in which a word or phrase is compared to an object or action to which it is not literally applicable
Onomatopoeia
A word that imitates the sound it represents.
Personification
A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given human feelings, thoughts, or attitudes
Simile
A comparison using "like" or "as"
Tone
Attitude a writer takes toward the audience, a subject, or a character