fig language

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wiseline
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fig language
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2011-01-31 14:15:14
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figurative language
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figurative language
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  1. What is imagery?
    The use of language to evoke a picture or a person, thing, place, or experience
  2. allusion
    • A reference (talk about) to something or someone from history, literature, religion, politics, sports, or science.
    • –That man hit on her like he was Chris Brown.
  3. Aphorism
  4. •A brief, cleverly worded statement that makes a wise observation about life
    • –Lost time is never found again.
    • –Words are the best liars.
  5. alliteration
    The repetition (repeated) of the same or similar consonant sounds in words that are close together. Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers
  6. analogy
    • A comparison made between two things to show how they are alike
    • –HAND : PALM : : FOOT : SOLE
    • –CALF : COW : : CUB : BEAR
  7. ambiguity
    A writer’s technique that presents deliberately two or more different, and sometimes conflicting, meanings in a work. Confusing or not clear

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