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Figure of Speech
A word or phrase that describes one thing in terms of another and is not meant to be understoof as literally true.
Style
The way a writer uses language
Symbol
A person,a place, a thing, or an event that has a meaning in itself and stands 4 something beyond itself as well.
Dialect
a way of speaking that's characteristic of a particular place or group of people
Simile
A comparison between 2 unlike things using a word such as like, as, than, or resembles.
Metaphor
A imaginative comparison btween 2 unlike things in which one thing is said 2b another thing.
Personification
A figure of speech in which an object or animal is spoken of as if it had human feelings, thoughts, or attitudes.
Irony
saying something when you mean the total opposite...?