Figurative Language Flashcards


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Alliteration

repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of two or more words

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Assonance

repetition of vowel sounds with in the words in a sentence or phrase

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Mood

described using emotions like happy, sad, scared

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Tone

tone can be formal, informal, serious, comic, sarcastic

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Hyperbole

A extreme exaggeration or overstatement

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Imagery

strong description using vivid language.

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Metaphor

compares two unlike things you are saying that something is another thing.

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Onomatopoeia

use of words that sound like what they mean

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personification

gives human qualities to something that is inanimate abstract nonhuman.

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symbolism

when one thing represents another

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oxymoron

a figure of speech in which two opposite ideas are joined to create an effect.

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idiom

is a phrase that means something other than what is literally being said.

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allusion

call something to the mind without

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pun

joke exploiting the different possible meanings of a word or fact

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synecdoche

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simile

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irony

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