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Apostrophe

Addressing a character directly in a story.

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Alliteration

Repetition of the same consonant at the beginning of several words in a phrase.

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Anaphora

A word repeated at the start of several similar phrases.

4

Assonance

Similar to alliteration but with vowel sounds.

5

Polyptoton

A word used more than once but with different endings, both from same root word.

6

Chiasmus

Words or ideas which crossover each other.

7

Didactic Poetry

Poems which aim to teach their audience.

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Emphasis

Drawing attention to something.

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Historic Present

Present tense verbs used when the meaning is really past, to add vibrancy to the story.

10

Homeoteleuton

Repetition of the same ending on different words, a kind of rhyming.

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Hyperbaton

Unnatural word order.

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Imagery

Describing something using words which have a particular theme.

13

Juxtaposition

Placing words or ideas next to each other that wouldn't normally be.

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Metaphor

Describing something as if it IS something else.

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Onomatopoeia

Words which sound like their meaning.

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Pathos

Sympathy.

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Pleonasm

Redundancy or unnecessary words added in.

18

Rhetorical Questions

Questions which are asked without intending anyone to answer.

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Simile

Describing something as being LIKE something else.

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Sibilance

Similar to alliteration but with 's' sounds.

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Tone

The feeling put across by a word or phase.

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Addressing a character directly in a story.

Apostrophe

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Repetition of the same consonant at the beginning of several words in a phrase.

Alliteration

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A word repeated at the start of several similar phrases.

Anaphora

25

Similar to alliteration but with vowel sounds.

Assonance

26

A word used more than once but with different endings, both from same root word.

Polyptoton

27

Words or ideas which crossover each other.

Chiasmus

28

Poems which aim to teach their audience.

Didactic Poetry

29

Drawing attention to something.

Emphasis

30

Present tense verbs used when the meaning is really past, to add vibrancy to the story.

Historic Present

31

Repetition of the same ending on different words, a kind of rhyming.

Homeoteleuton

32

Unnatural word order.

Hyperbaton

33

Describing something using words which have a particular theme.

Imagery

34

Placing words or ideas next to each other that wouldn't normally be.

Juxtaposition

35

Describing something as if it IS something else.

Metaphor

36

Words which sound like their meaning.

Onomatopoeia

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Sympathy.

Pathos

38

Redundancy or unnecessary words added in.

Pleonasm

39

Questions which are asked without intending anyone to answer.

Rhetorical Questions

40

Describing something as being LIKE something else.

Simile

41

Similar to alliteration but with 's' sounds.

Sibilance

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The feeling put across by a word or phase.

Tone