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Metaphor

Compares 2 things

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Simile

Compares 2 things (like,as)

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Personification

Gives human characteristics to non-living objects.

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Hyperbole

Outrageous exaggeration.

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Symbolism

Word which has meanings in itself but is used to represent something entirely different.

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Alliteration

Sound device

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Onomatopoeia

Also a sound device.

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Allusion

A brief, intentional reference to a historical, mythic, or literally person, place, event, or movement.

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Connotation

Emotional, subjection, of a word.

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Denotation

(Literal) meaning of a word.

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Lines

Poetry is written in lines.

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Stanzas

Grouping of lines.

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Repetition

Repeated use of a sound.

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Rhyme

Petition of sounds at end of lines.

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Assonance

Repetition of vowel sounds.

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Anathology

Collection.