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Goes over the main types of figurative and poetic langauge


Compares two unlike things using like or as


An implied comparison of two unlike things


Repeated beginning sounds in lines of poetry


a big exaggeration, a figure of speech that uses exaggeration to express strong emotion, make a point, or evoke humor


giving a person's qualities to an animal or object

Figurative language

Writing or speech that is not intended to carry literal meaning and is usually meant to be imaginative and vivid.


exactly true, rather than figurative or metaphorical

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