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Personification
Giving himan characteristics to a non-human object
The wind cried mournfully
Alliteration
Repetition of initial consonant sounds
The soft swish of silky satin
Oxymoron
Combination of conflicting or incongruous terms
Jumbo shrimp
Hyperbole
Exaggeration; an overstatement
The backpack weighed a ton
Simile
Comparison using like or as
Soft as a pillow
Monologue
Longer story told in person
Imagery
Picture created by words; appeal to the senses
The shadows were darkly blue
Dialogue
Conversation among characters in a story; lines in a play
Metaphor
Makes a comparison; says one thing is another
"Hope is a thing with feathers."
-Emily Dickinson
Opinion
A judgment not necessarily based on fact; an impression; a feeling
The house looked haunted.
Fact
Reality; really true
The paper was 8 1/2 X 11"
LIteral
What is stated is exactly what is meant
Word for word
Simile
Comparison using like or as
Soft as a pillow