Figurative Language & Elements of Literature

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  1. uses the words “like” or “as” to compare one object or idea with another to suggest they are alike.
    Similie
  2. A figure of speech in which human characteristics are given to an animal or an object.
    Personification
  3. The repetition of the same initial letter, sound, or group of sounds in a series of words. This includes tongue twisters.
    Alleteration
  4. The use of a word to describe or imitate a natural sound or the sound made by an object or an action.
    Onomatopoeia
  5. An exaggeration that is so dramatic that no one would believe the statement is true.
    Hyperboles
  6. An expression that is peculiar to itself either grammatically (as no, it wasn't me) or in having a meaning that cannot be derived from the conjoined meanings of its elements.
    Idiom
  7. states a fact or draws a verbal picture by the use of comparison WITHOUT using  "like" or "as".
    Metaphor
  8. Two words that contradict each other.
    Oxymoron
  9. A language that appeals to the senses.
    Imagery
  10. Writing speech not mean't to be interpreted literally but used to create vivid expressions.
    Figurative Language
  11. Words of phrases that appeal to one or more of the five senses.
    Imagery Language
  12. The atmosphere or feeling created in the reader by a literary work or passage.
    Mood
  13. The writer's attitude towards his/her audience and subject; describe as formal, informal, serious, playful, bitter, or ironic.
    Tone
  14. When an object is meant to be representative of something or an idea greater than the object itself.
    Symbolism
  15. Pertains to who tells the story and how it is told.
    Point of View
  16. The arrangement of ideas and/or incidents that make up a story.
    Plot
  17. The main character in the story.
    Protagonist
  18. A character or force that opposes the protagonist.
    Antagonist
  19. A character that remains the same.
    Static Character
  20. A character that changes in some important way.
    Dynamic Character
  21. A character that only reveals one or two personal abilities, traits don't change.
    Flat Character
  22. A character that is used to enhance another character through contrast.
    Foil
  23. A well developed character who demostrates varied and sometimes contradictory traits.
    Round character

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