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Arts and Humanities
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A direct comparison between two things that are not alike (usually using 'is' or 'was').
A comparison of two unlike things in which a word of comparison (like or as) is used.
Repetition of first letter sounds in words that are close together
A word that sounds like the thing it names
Where an object or animal is given human feelings, thoughts, or attitudes
Purposeful exaggeration for effect.
Repetition in which the same word or phrase is repeated in (and usually at the beginning of) successive lines, clauses, or sentences.
Repetition of a vowel sound within two or more words in close proximity
Repetition of a consonant sound within two or more words in close proximity.
A run-on line of poetry in which logical and grammatical sense carries over from one line into the next.
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