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  1. LITERARY TERMS

  2. ALLITERATION The repetition of the same consonants in lines of poetry or prose.

  3. EUPHEMISM Using mild words to describe something instead of using offensive words

  4. HYPERBOLE Exaggeration to create an effect or for emphasis

  5. METAPHOR Direct comparison between two unlike things without using the words “like” or “as”

  6. ONOMATOPOEIA Words whose sound suggests their meaning

  7. PERSONIFICATION Giving human qualities to something not human

  8. SIMILE Comparison between two things using “like” or “as”

  9. OXYMORON A phrase that combines opposite or contradictory terms

  10. “My mind is an open door.” • Simile • Hyperbole • Metaphor • Alliteration

  11. “But the sea, the sea in darkness calls.” • Oxymoron • Alliteration • Hyperbole • Idiom

  12. Splash, buzz, hiss, boom • Onomatopoeia • Alliteration • Symbol • Metaphor

  13. A cross. A rose. A dove. Mama’s little plant in A Raisin in the Sun. • Onomatopoeia • Hyperbole • Simile • Symbol

  14. “I’m so hungry I could eat a horse.” • Oxymoron • Understatement • Hyperbole • Symbol

  15. Friendly fire, icy hot, jumbo shrimp • Tone • Oxymoron • Onomatopoeia • Hyperbole

  16. “He slithered like a snake in the grass.” • Hyperbole • Metaphor • Simile • Oxymoron

  17. “The oak trees whispered softly in the night breeze.” • Understatement • Hyperbole • Personification • Simile

  18. “Everyday is a winding road.” • Simile • Hyperbole • Alliteration • Metaphor

  19. ‘Passed away’ instead of ‘died.’ • Hyperbole • Euphemism • Metaphor • Alliteration