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the repetion of sounds at the end of a word
rhyme
the repetion of constant sounds at the beginning of a word
alliteration
internal rhyme with different ending sounds
assonance
two words with no internal rhyme but the same ending sound
consonance
the words imitate the sound
onomatopoeia
repeating words or phrases
repetition
comparing two unlike objects with the word like
simile
extreme exageration
hyperbole
giving inatamite objects human characteristics and traits
personification
two oppisite or contrdictary words that can be paired
oxymoron
a contradictary statement
paradox
discriptive words; painting a picture with words
imagery
play on words
pun
a reference to a well known person in history
allusion
something concrete that stands for something abstract
symbol