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the direct address to a deceased or absent person as if he or she were present, to an animal or thing, or an artistic idea or quality
an unconscious error in speech or writing on a part of a character which is deliberate on the part of the author; result from substituting one word for another with a similar sound but entirely different meaning
esp. important in satire; a figure of speech consisting of an understatement in which an affirmative is expressed by negating its opposite
repetition of word(s) at the beginning of several successive verses, clauses, or paragraphs
consonant made by the friction of breath in a narrow opening, producing a turbulent airflow (f, th)
consonant produced by stopping the airflow using lips, teeth, or palate, followed by a sudden release of air (voiceless--t, k, p; voiced--d, g, b
placing of phrases/clauses, one after another, without words to indicate coordination or subordination
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