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Flashcards in Figures of Speech Deck (9)
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Metaphor

Saying something is something

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Simile

A comparison using like or as

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Imagery

Words that create a picture

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Personification

Makes a thing sound human

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Zoomorphism

Makes a human sound animal

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Pathetic Fallacy

Nature representing feelings

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Oxymoron

Two opposite words together

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Hyperbole

Deliberate exaggeration

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Allusion

Referring to another text/idea