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Metaphor - a figure of speech in which a term or phrase is applied to something to which it is not literally applicable in order to suggest a resemblance Ex. A mighty fortress is our God Extended Metaphor – a metaphor extended over several sentences, lines, paragraphs, or even pages Terms to Know
Apostrophe - a digression in the form of an address to someone not present, or to a personified object or idea Ex. O Death, where art thou? Alliteration - repetition of the leading consonant sound in each word throughout a sentence or a phrase Ex. Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers Terms to Know
Allusion - the repetition of the leading consonant sound in each word throughout a sentence or a phrase Tone - a particular style or manner, as of writing or speech; the implications of the diction used Terms to Know
Verbal Irony - a figure of speech in which what is said is the opposite of what is meant Symbolism - the practice of representing things by symbols, or of investing things with a symbolic meaning or character Terms to Know