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A story in which people ( and things or actions) represent an idea or generalization about life. Allegories usuallyhave strong lesson and morals.
the repitition of inital consonants sounds in words such as " peter piper picked a pack of pickled peppers"
Comparision of objects or ideas that appear to be different but are alike in an important way
i.e. sing: musical
a wise saying, usually short and written.
an exzaggeration for emphasis or rhetorical effect.
the use of words to create pictures to create pictures in the imagery's mind.
a figure of speech in which a comparison is implied but not stated, such as " the winner is a bear"
a rhytmical pattern in verse that is made up of stessed and unstressed syllables.
the use of sound words to suggest meaning i.e. "vroom"
a phrase that consists of two contradictory terms- "deafening silence"
a contradictory statement that makes sense- for example " man learns from history, that man learns nothing from history"
a device which animals, ideas are given human traits
Omniscent point of view
the narrator of the story shares the thoughts and feelings of all characters
limited omniscent- " " shares thoughts and feelings of one character