Flashcards in Unit 1 Deck (21)
A speaker or writer is directly addressing an absent person, abstraction or inanimate object.
The use of words that are harsh or dissonant in sound.
A type of comparison that draws a striking parallel between two dissimilar things
The use of words whose sounds are pleasant and musical to the ear.
An artful deviation from literal speech or normal word order
Descriptive words or phrases that appeal to the sense perceptions in order to create an impression
In a restrictive definition is the stated or implied equivalence of two things
(Life is a race = stated; the race of life= implied)
The ______ of a metaphor is the original subject being described
The ______ of a metaphor is the image the tenor is being compared to
An _______ is a metaphor in which the tenor remains unstated
An ______ is a metaphor that is developed beyond a single sentence or comparison
An ______ is a complex type of extended metaphor
Expression in which a related thing stands for the thing itself.
(Lands or kingdom belonging to the crown)
Similarity in the structure of two or more phrases, clauses or sentences
Gives human characteristics to objects, ideas, abstractions, or animals
A play on words that are identical or similar in sound but different in meaning
The act of creating patterns by repeating not only sounds but also words, lines, meter, or syntax
Type of metaphor using words: like, as, as if
Expression in which a part stands for the whole
(Referring to 50 sails as 50 ships)