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By: Jesus Lopez, Jesus Villalobos, Sara Yubeta
The use of words whose sounds imitate the sound of the thing being named
Example: whoosh, passing breeze,
flags flutter and flap,
frog croaks, bird whistles,
babbling bubbles from tap
Is a compression without using like or as.
A matter of speaking that is natural to the the native speakers of the language.
Example: A chip on your shoulder - means you think you know a lot,
Definition:A figure of speech in which two contradictory words or phrases are combined in a single expression.
Example: pretty ugly, Great Depression, living dead
The repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words or within words.
Example: Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers
Example: Her home is a prison
Definition: The attribution
of a personal nature or human characterisics to something non-human, or the representation of an abstract quality in human form.
Defintion: obvious, extravagant exaggeration
A compression using like or as.
Example: My sister is like a hurricane
Similes and Metaphors