7 LA Flashcards
a comparison of two unlike things using connecting words such as “like,” “as,” “so,” “than,” or a verb such as “resemble.”
an implied or hidden comparison between two unlike things without using comparison or connecting words.
a phrase in which the words together have a meaning that is different from the literal meaning of the words.
a figure of speech in which a thing, an idea, or an animal is given human attributes.
exaggeration for the sake of emphasis
a story in which the characters represent abstracted qualities or ideas.
the repetition of first consonants in a group of words.
a reference to something or someone often literary.
a major character who opposes the protagonist in a story to play.
a character who represents a certain type of person.
a general person, place, or thing.
a noun that you can see, hear, touch, smell, or taste.
a noun that names one person, place, or thing.
a specific person, place, or thing.
a noun that you CANNOT see, hear, touch, smell, or taste.