Hurt English- Literary phrases

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An exclamatory passage in a speech or poem addressing a person or thing that is usually not there
The dictionary definition of a word
Visually descriptive language
The presentation of something as being smaller or less good or important than it actually is
A type of understatement. 'She is not unfriendly.'
words, grammatical constructions, or concepts are repeated in reverse order. 'You remember what you want to forget, you forget what you want to remember.'
a placement of two words, descriptions, or concepts literally or figuratively next to each other
The words or phrases used within a particular field
The understood meaning of a word
A joke exploiting the different possible meanings of a word or the fact that there are words that sound alike but have different meanings.
A witty or cutting remark.
Giving human-like qualities to something that is not human
A humorously exaggerated imitation of someone's style
The art of effective or persuasive speaking or writing.
A puzzle in which the answer is usually a pun
A word or phrase where the culturally understood meaning is different from the literal meaning
The use of humor, irony, exaggeration, or ridicule to expose and criticize people's stupidity or vices
a complex sentence in which the main clause comes last and is preceded by the subordinate clause
An extreme exaggeration
An interrupt in a sentence- A sentence within a sentence.

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