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alliteration
repetition of an initial consonant sound in two or more words
allusion
reference to another literary work, piece of art, history myth...
apostrophe
the direct address to a deceased or absent person as if that person were present
figurative language
language that uses figures of speech, can't be taken literally
hyperbole
figure of speech, an extreme exaggeration
image
word or phase that appeals to the senses
metaphor
figure of speech in which one thing is compared to another without using like or as
personification
when the writer gives human characteristics to an animal or object
simile
comparison using like or as
style
all the characteristics which make an authors work sound unique