Comparing 2 things using like or as
Simile
word/phrase applied to something but is not literal
metaphor
giving an object human traits
Personification
an exaggerated statment
Hyperbole
repetition of same beginning sound
Alliteration
sounds or words that refer to a sound
Onomatopoeia
a repetition of vowel sounds
Assonance
repeatin consonant sounds
Consonance
How the reader feels
Mood
dictionary definition of a word
Denotation
secondary meaning- postive or negative
Connotation
refers to specfic person, place, event, object from history
allusion
using 5 sense to describe something
Imagery
attitude the author takes towards a piece
Tone
a writer puts together 2 opposite words to desribe something
Oxymoron
universal symbol
Conventional
symbols that author creates in a story
Idiosyncratic
giving hints about the future
Foreshadowing
refers to words that affect a meaning
Figurative Language
an expression to those who are only familiar with the language
Idiom
play on words
pun
a statment that condricts itself but reveals a truth
Paradox
using a polite expression in place of
Euphemism
reocurring object or idea in a story
Motif
lines in a poem
Stanza