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DefinitionTermExample
Repeating vowel sounds 'inside' wordsMen sell wedding bells
Words or phrases that appeal to reader's sensesHe could hear the footsteps of doom near him
A pattern of rhymes at the end of each line of a poemThe sun is shining bright, this is a lovely sight
Repeating consonant sounds 'inside' wordsMy foot left a print
Two or more phrases or clauses in a sentence that have the same grammatical structureMy family swam, biked, and ate
A purposeful exaggeration for emphasis or humorI am so hungry I could eat a horse
Comparison of two things essentially different, but some similaritiesThe defensive line was a wall
Demonstrates the long and short patterns through stressed and unstressed syllablesWhose woods these are I think I know
An implied or indirect referenceI was surprised his nose was not growing like Pinncochio's.
Comparison of two things using 'like' or 'as'I worked like a dog today
The repetition of the same or similar sounds in two wordsHumpty Dumpty sat on a wall
Repeating the first letter of words in a sentencePeter Piper picked pickled pepper
Repeating the same word or phraseLet it snow, let it snow, let it snow,
Words sounds like what it describesBOOM!
Human qualities attributed to an animal, object or ideaThe lighting danced across the sky
Person, place or thing that represents something beyond itselfThe black cloth was flown over the evil base
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