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a form of extended metaphor, in which objects, persons, and actions in a narrative, are equated with the meanings that lie outside the narrative itself
opposition, or contrast of ideas or words in a balanced or parallel construction
exaggeration for emphasis or for rhetorical effect.
expression of something which is contrary to the intended meaning; the words say one thing but mean another
use of words to imitate natural sounds; accommodation of sound to sense
apparent paradox achieved by the juxtaposition of words which seem to contradict one another
an assertion seemingly opposed to common sense, but that may yet have some truth in it
an explicit comparison between two things using 'like' or 'as'
a piece of writing at the end of a work of literature or drama, usually used to bring closure to the work
the repetition of consonant sounds but not vowels
the usage of any object or situation as it was originally made
a unified group of lines in poetry
when one theme or idea or person or whatever is paralleled to another
when one uses a part to represent the whole
giving human qualities to animals or objects

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