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Writing or speech that is used to create vivid impressions by setting up comparisons between dissimilar things, and is not to be taken literally
a word or group of words in a literary work which appeal to one or more of the senses: sight, taste, touch, hearing, and smell
the pattern of rhyme throughout a poem represented with letters; used to lend a certain rhythm to the poem
A figure of speech that associates two distinct things, the representation of one thing by another, without the use of "like", or "as"
a figure of speech that expresses a resemblance between things of different kinds (usually formed with 'like' or 'as')
a type of figurative language in which a nonhuman subject is given human characteristics
use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed syllable in a line of verse
a figure of speech that uses exaggeration to express strong emotion, make a point, or evoke humor
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