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is a comparison of two unlike things using a word such as like or as ex. She sings like a nightingale
is a special type of metaphor in which human characteristics are given to something not human ex. That is a stubborn door
is a repetition of the same consonant sounds in words that are close together ex. Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers
is a repetition of similar vowel sounds that are followed by different consonant sounds ex. golden notes
is a humorous play on words that sound alike but have different meanings or when a word has more than one meaning ex. What did the carnival owner say? It was a fair deal
is a reference to a character from myth, the Bible, or popular culture. ex. He has the LeMidas touch.
is when language appeals to one or more of the senses ex. The tilting notes of the swallow soared over the flower-filled meadow
is when the rhyme is at the end of two lines of poetry ex. Old Mother Hubbard
Went to the cupboard
is when the rhyme is within a single line of poetry ex. Once upon a midnight dreary, while I wandered weak and weary
is when two words are alike in some sound but do not rhyme exactly ex. it hurts me now to know
is an imitation of an action that is serious, complete, and of certain magnitude; with incidents arousing pity and fear
plot, character, thought, diction, song, spectacle
What are the six elements of tragedy by order of importance? (hint PCTDSS)
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