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allegory
a story with a double meaning
allusion
usually an implicit reference, perhaps to anothe rwork of literature, art, person, or event
analogy
a word or thing similar or parallel to another
anaphora
repetition of words/phrases at the beginning of successive lines/sentences
antithesis
2 ideas that are directly opposed
aphorism
a concise, pointed, epigrammatic statement that purports to reveal a truth or principle
apostrophe
a figure of speech in which the speaker directly (and often emotionally) addresses a person who is dead or not physically present
apposition
2 phrases that are logically equivalent and in the same gramattical relation to the rest of the sentence.