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Writing or speech that is used to create vivid impressions by setting up comparisons between dissimilar things, [examples are metaphor, simile, and personification.
a figure of speech in which an expression is used to refer to something that it does not literally denote in order to suggest a similarity
restate a passage in one's own words while retaining thought of author; N: restatement of a text in other words
(prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse, a generally regular pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in poetry
use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed syllable in a line of verse
a reference to something literary, mythological, or historical that the author assumes the reader will recognize
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