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Symbol is using an object or action that means something more than its literal meaning.
Metaphor comparison of two unlike things using the verb "to be" and not using like or as as in a simile.
Personification is giving human qualities to animals or object
Thus an allegory is a story with two meanings, a literal meaning and a symbolic meaning.
Irony is an implied discrepancy between what is said and what is meant.
Three kinds of irony:

1. verbal irony is when an author says one thing and means something else.
2. dramatic irony is when an audience perceives something that a character in the literature does not know.
3. irony of situation is a discrepency between the expected result and actual results.
Allusion is a brief reference to a person, event, or place, real or ficticious, or to a work of art. Casual reference to a famous historical or literary figure or event.
An allusion may be drawn from history, geography, literature, or religion.