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  • A speakers (or authors) word choice.
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  • An expression in the usage of a language that is peculiar to itself either grammatically, or in having a meaning that cannot be derived from the conjoined meanings of its elements.
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  • A figure of speech that compares two distinct things by using words such as like or as.
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  • A figure of speech that associates two distinct things; the representation of one thing by another.
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  • The repetition of sounds in a sequence of words. Alliteration generally refers to repeated consonant sounds.
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  • The repetition of identical or similar vowel sounds.
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  • A play on words that capitalizes on a similarity of spelling and/or pronunciation between words that have different meanings. A pun may also employ one word that has multiple meanings.
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  • An indirect reference to a person, event, statement, or theme found in literature, the other arts, history, myths, religion, or popular culture.
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  • A figure of speech that uses deliberate exaggeration to achieve an effect, whether serious, comic, or ironic.
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  • A contradiction or incongruity between appearance or expectation and reality.
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  • The creation or use of words that, however we explain it, sound like what they mean or, perhaps more accurately, seem to signify meaning through sound effects.
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  • A figure of speech that bestows human characteristics upon anything nonhuman, from an abstract idea to a physical force to an inanimate object to a living organism.
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  • A term used to refer to the actual language that a writer uses to convey a visual picture or, to create or represent any sensory experience.
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  • The serious and relatively sustained use of symbols to represent other things or ideas.

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