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repetition of accented consonant sounds at the beginning of words.
ex. big bad barking dog
reference to literature, bible, myths
repetition of vowel sounds
ex. how now brown crown
concept that directly opposed to a previously presented idea.
Words that imitate sound
ex. meow, bang
combines two contradictory words
ex. icy hot
substitution of an inoffensive word or phrase for another that would be harsh.
deliberate choice of styles of language for a desired effect or tone.