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Motif

Satirical

Satire

Symbiotic

Irony

Sarcasm

Parody

Resounding

Quintessential

Synecdoche

Dialect

A repeated imagery

Humorous but making fun of

Humour for a rhetorical device

Denoting a mutually beneficial relationship between different people or groups

The expression of one's meaning by using language that normally signifies the opposite, typically for humorous or empathetic effect

The use of irony to mock or convey contempt

An imitation of the style of a particular writer, artist or genre with deliberate exaggeration for comic effect

Echoing loudly

Representing the most perfect or typical example of a quality or class

A figure of speech in which a part is made to represent the whole or vice versa

A particular form of a language which is peculiar to a specific region or social group.

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Chremamorphism

Giving characteristics of an object to a person (basically the opposite of personification).

3

Sociolect

Idiolect

Verily

Introspection

Introspective

Destitute

Plethora

Polysyndeton

Dialect of a particular social class

The speech habits peculiar to a particular person

Truth

The examination or observation of one's own mental and emotional processes

Characterized by or given to introspection

Extremely poor

A huge amount but too much (an excess)

Repetition of conjunctives (and, or, but) which are used repeatedly in quick session.

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What is a tabloid and what is it used for?

What is a broadsheet and what is it used for?

Informal and is used for entertainment purposes

Formal and is used for politically based writing.