No examples are needed for this set, but definitions for all three forms of irony must be provided.
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This clarifies by comparison. Unlike simile and metaphor, it provides more explanation, often describing the comparison without naming it, and implies information rather than stating it. It tends to run longer than other forms of comparison because it goes deeper into the characteristics of something or the heart of an idea/emotion which involves the theme of the story.