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Cory Shifflett Literary Terms

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on 25 February 2011

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Transcript of Cory Shifflett Literary Terms

Rhyme Rhythm Alliteration Assonance Consonance Onomatopoeia Repetition Parallelism Metaphor Simile Personification Allusion Apostrophe Symbolism Oxymoron Paradox Analogy : correspondence in terminal sounds of units of composition or utterance (as two or more words or lines of verse) : an ordered recurrent alternation of strong and weak elements in the flow of sound and silence in speech : the repetition of usually initial consonant sounds in two or more neighboring words or syllables : resemblance of sound in words or syllables : correspondence or recurrence of sounds especially in words : the naming of a thing or action by a vocal imitation of the sound associated with it Buzz and hiss are examples of onomatopoeia. : the act or an instance of repeating or being repeated Sometimes repetition is necessary to drive a point home. Ex : resemblance, correspondence There is some degree of parallelism between the lives of the two women. Ex : a figure of speech in which a word or phrase literally denoting one kind of object or idea is used in place of another to suggest a likeness or analogy between them “He was drowning in paperwork” : a figure of speech comparing two unlike things that is often introduced by like or as “She's as fierce as a tiger” : attribution of personal qualities •The wind stood up and gave a shout.
: an implied or indirect reference especially in literature; also : the use of such references •"I violated the Noah rule: predicting rain doesn't count; building arks does."
: the addressing of a usually absent person or a usually personified thing rhetorically
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