Type of comparison in which th ename of one thing is used to represent another. ex. White house to represent the president
Comparaison in which a part stands for the whole ex. Sail to represent boat
Type of half rhyme where consonants agree ex. Luck and lick
Strongly contrasting words, clauses, sentences, etc ex. 'man proposes, god disposes' 'best of times, worst of times'
When person addresses non-person object as if it was ex. 'where, o death, is thy sitting'
Reversal of normal word order ex. 'skilled are you in the ways of the Jedi.' - yoda
The Use of words that repeat the elements of the meaning already conveyed ex. Will these supplies be adequate enough
The repetition of a word or phrase over and over in successive clauses/sentences ex. 'we shall figh on the beaches, we shall fight, etc.'
Omission of conjunctions between co-ordinate phrases, clauses, or words ex. 'I came, I saw, I conquered.'
The repetition of conjunctions ex. I have to do this and this and this
An original model or pattern from which later copies are made ex. superman is the hero archetype
An understatement. Opposite of hyperbole ex. he is not unattractive
Three parallel words, phrases, or clauses in a sentence increasing in length or importance. ex. 'you are talking to a man who has laughed in the face of death, sneered at doom, and chuckled at catastrophe.'
A rhetorical technique in which the speaker emphasizes a point by saying that he will not talk about it. ex. 'lets not talk about how fat you are.'
Artfully using a single verb to connect two different objects. ex. 'he lost her necklace and heart at the ball'
Two corresponding pairs arranged not in parallels (a-b-a-b) but in inverted order (a-b-b-a). ex. 'Those gallent men will remain often in my thoughts and in my prayers always.'