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Flashcards in Poetic Devices Deck (11):
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Visual Imagery

Describes what you would see

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Auditory Imagery

Describes what we would hear

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Olfactory Imagery

Describes what we would smell

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Gustatory Imagery

Describes what we would taste

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Tactile Imagery

Describes what we would touch or feel

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Oxymoron

Is when contradictory terms appear in to collide (love&hate)

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Metaphor

A word or phrase is applied to an object or action where it is not literally possible

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Simile

The comparison of one thing with a different kind of thing to make it easier to imagine

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Personification

Adding human characteristics to something nonhuman

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Paradox

A seemingly absurd statement that contradicts common sense

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Alliteration

The repetition of a constant sound of close words (green grass grows gracefully)