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pathetic fallacy

weather/atmosphere, describes the mood

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personification

non-human given a human quality

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extended metaphor

a metaphor supported throughout the text

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symbolism

objects that are linked to meaning

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rhetorical question

question with an implied answer

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alliteration

repetition of a constant sound

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emotive language

writer makes the person feel a particular emotion

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rule of 3

three words in a row to describe something

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simile

comparing 2 things using like or as

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metaphor

comparing 2 things using is or are

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juxtaposition

two opposing ideas

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semantic field

words linked to the same idea

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hyperbole

exaggeration

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sibilance

repeating 's' sounds

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oxymoron

two opposite words next to eachother

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irony

events that surprise the characters

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assonance

repetition of vowel sounds

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euphemism

saying something in an indirect way

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onomatopoeia

words describing sounds

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facts/stats

evidence to support something

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plosives

repetition of a harsh sound

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opinion

a persons view

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superlative

a type of adjective used to compare at least 3 people or things

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solilquy

a speech spoken alone by a character designed to reveal the characters innermost thoughts and feelings

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zoomorphism

giving humans animal characteristics

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repetition

repeating a word or phrase for effects

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common noun

a general name for a person, place, or thing eg chair

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abstract noun

names an idea, a feeling, a quality, or a characteristic eg fear

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collective noun

a word that names a group eg school of fish

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proper noun

a SPECIFIC person, place, thing, or idea eg emily

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pronouns

replaces a noun eg I, he, she, they, it, his

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adjective

a word that describes a noun eg beautiful, hideous

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verb

an action word eg jumped, slept

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adverb

a word that describes a verb eg quickly, quietly

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