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Copy of Vocabulary: Set 1

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Scarlett Rowe

on 6 August 2016

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Set 1
6. Imagery
consists of the words or phrases a writer uses to represent persons, objects, actions, feelings and ideas descriptively by appealing to the senses
4. Paradox-
occurs when the elements of a statement contradict each other
2. Metaphor
is a comparison of two unlike things not using like or as.
3. Oxymoron-
is a form of paradox that combines a pair of opposite terms into a single, unusual expression.
5a. Personification-
is a kind of metaphor that gives inanimate objects or abstract ideas human characteristics.

5b. Anthropomorphism- a type of personification applied to animals. Specifically, giving animals human characteristics.

7. Simile-
is a comparison of two different things or ideas through the use of the words like or as.

8. Hyperbole-
is a deliberate, extravagant, and often outrageous exaggeration.
9. Motif -
is a term that describes a pattern or strand of imagery or symbolism.
10. Symbolism-
the use of any object, person, place, or action that has a meaning in itself while standing for something larger than itself.
1. Figures of Speech or Figurative Language-

words or phrases that describe one thing in terms of something else.
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