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Literary terms. Freddie Gomez. Irony. Ironic Ex. The swimming coach drowned. Ex. The fireman\'s house burned down. Imagery. Visual images Ex. I visualized the story in my head. Ex. There are lots of visual images in a story. Onomatopeia.

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literary terms

Literary terms

Freddie Gomez

irony
Irony
  • Ironic
  • Ex. The swimming coach drowned.
  • Ex. The fireman\'s house burned down.
imagery
Imagery
  • Visual images
  • Ex. I visualized the story in my head.
  • Ex. There are lots of visual images in a story.
onomatopeia
Onomatopeia
  • Imitates or suggests the source of the sound that it describes.
personification
personification
  • A description of an object as being a living person or animal
foreshadowing
Foreshadowing
  • predict what might occur later
  • Ex. I predict that the mayor will die.
  • Ex. The prediction was made at the house.
flashback
Flashback
  • To remember something from the past.
  • Ex. In my dream I had a flashback.
  • Ex. Every story has a flashback.
protagonist
Protagonist
  • The main character
  • Ex. Batman
  • Ex. Spider man
antagonist
Antagonist
  • The enemy of the protagonist
  • Ex. Joker
  • Ex. Venom
hyperbole
Hyperbole
  • Exaggeration to create an effect
  • Ex. I would rather die than eat what your eating.
  • Ex. I would rather go to school than stay here with you.
alliteration
Alliteration
  • The repetition of the same constant sound.
  • Ex. He helped hector paint his house.
  • Ex. My mom made me make my bed.
rhyme
Rhyme
  • When words have the same sound
  • Ex. The cat was in my hat.
  • Ex. The bat fought with a rat.
paradox
Paradox
  • A statement that appears to contradict itself.
  • Ex. "A dog growls when it\'s angry, and wags its tale when it\'s pleased. Now I growl when I\'m pleased and wag my tale when I\'m angry."
  • Ex. "War is peace.“ "Freedom is slavery.""Ignorance is strength."
metaphor
Metaphor
  • the comparison of two unlike things.
  • Ex. He is a pig
  • Ex. They are monkeys
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