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Metaphor

Comparison between 2 unlike things without the use of like or as

Fame is a bee.

Personification

An object or animal is given human feelings, thoughts, or attitudes.

The storm roared like a lion.

Hyperbole

Uses an incredible exaggeration, or over statement, for effect.

I sound my barbaric yawp over the roofs of the world.

Tone

The attitude a writer takes toward the subject of a work, the characters in it, or the audience.

Simile

Comparison between 2 unlike things using the words like or as.

Helen, thy beauty is to me like those Nicean barks of yore.

Diction

A speakers or writers choice of words.

Irony

A discrepancy between appearances and reality.

Imagery

Use if language to evoke a picture or a concrete sensation of a person, a thing, a place, or an experience.

Mood

The overall emotion created by a work of literature.

Repetition

A unifying property of repeated words, sounds, syllables, and other elements that appear in work.