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Can you name the language features based on their definition?

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A play on words
A story with a symbolic or metaphorical meaning
A story designed to share a moral or life lesson
Repetition of consonant sounds
Repetition of vowel sounds
Repetition of the ending sounds in two or more words
Technical or subject specific terms
A comparison where one thing is said to be something else
A comparison where one thing is said to be like or as something else
Dramatic exaggeration
A question which is posed but not expected to be answered aloud
A word/phrase which is used in place of another word/phrase which might be offensive or upsetting
Words that are written the way they sound
When an object represents an idea/thought/feeling outside of itself
Two words side by side which contradict each other in meaning
Language which includes personal opinions and feelings about a topic
Language which describes a topic impersonally and without bias
A seemingly self-contradictory statement or concept that is actually true
The placement of two ideas/words/images next to each other in order to compare them
Clear and detailed descriptions which appeal to our five senses
A form of speech or an expression which is unique to a particular language
When something occurs that is the opposite of what usually or is supposed to happen
Repeated words or ideas throughout a text
When something in a text refers to something from another text
Something designed to call to mind another text without mentioning it explicitly
Everyday common speech
Words or phrases unique to a specific region or community
Saying the same thing twice in different words
Humorously pointing out ridiculous aspects of something that is considered serious
A phrase that is overused
A humorous imitation of another piece of work
Giving human qualities to something that is not human
A comparison of one situation to another situation
The presentation of something as being smaller, worse, or less important than it actually is
Using a feature of the thing as its name instead of its actual term
Words or phrases that are considered obscene or vulgar

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