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10 terms

Hon. English 11-20

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Figure of Speech
Any unordinary, more expressed way of saying something
Simile
A direct comparison between two unlike things using "like" or "as", or a similar comparitive term
Metaphor
A comparison that replaces literal language with figurative language
Personification
The attribution of human qualities to the inhuman or animate qualities to the inanimate
Apostrophe
An address to the absent, dead, or inanimate as if it could reply
Synecdoche
A literary device that uses the part for a whole or the whole for the part
Metonymy
A literary device that uses something closely related for the thing actually ment
Imagery
The representation of sence experience through language
Scansion
The process of marking stressed and unstressed
Meter
The measured rhythm of a line of poetry