Bobs cue cards

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Personification

An inanimate object is given human like qualities.

Ex: The sun wrapped me in its loving embrace.

2

Alliteration

The repetition of sounds at the the beginning of words in close proximity to each other.

Ex: The dog days of summer dragged on and on.

3

Simile

Comparison using like or as.

Ex: Her eyes were as bright as the stars.

4

Metaphor

Direct comparison between two objects or ideas which are not normally associated together.

Her eyes were the stars, shining brightly in the midnight sky.

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Allusion

The author makes a reference to another literary form (novel, poem, song, proverb, movie, etc.) that the author believes the reader will be familiar with and understand.

Hitler, Jews, camps, -Holocaust