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1

Alliteration

words used in quick succession and begin with same sounding letters

2

Allusion

author refers to a subject such as a place, event, or literary work by way of passing reference

3

Characterization

step by step process wherein an author introduces and then describes a character

4

Hyperbole

exaggeration to make a more noticeable effect

5

Metaphor

IS OR WASto describe one object by way of another; never uses like and as

6

Personification

attaching human traits to inanimate things

7

theme

main subject

8

pun

word play which suggest two or more meanings

9

similie

comparison of one thing with another thing ie.like, as