figurative language

figurative language

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Term Definition
simile comparing two unlike objects using like, as and then
medaphor comparing two unlike things NOT using like or as
idioms phrase or word that does not mean what it actually say
hyperboles an exsageration
alliteration a repeating sound in a sentece/sentences
onomatopoeia word that mimics a sound
personification to give some thing non human, human qualitys
dermatic irony reader know something about the situation the charecter does not
situational irony the opposite of what you think will happen, happens
verbal irony what is said is the opposite of what is meant
hemi/semi latin-"half"
uni latin-"one"
mono greek-"one"
multi/poly greek-"many"
medi latin-"middle"
vid/vis latin-"to see"
ology greek-"study"
sci latin-"to know"

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