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repetition of vowel sounds
a) assonance b) consonance c) alliteration d) repetition
Say one thing and mean the opposite
a) verbal irony b) situational irony c) dramatic irony d) cosmic irony
Where both the reader and the character are surprised by a turn in events.
a) situational irony b) dramatic irony c) verbal irony d) cosmic irony
Where the reader knows something the character doesn't
a) dramatic irony b) situational irony c) verbal irony d) cosmic irony
Repetition of consonant sounds
a) alliteration b) assonance c) repetition d) irony
comparison NOT using like or as
a) metaphor b) analogy c) simile d) conceit
comparison using like or as
a) simile b) metaphor c) analogy d) conceit
Deliberate exaggeration for emphasis
a) hyperbole b) ontomatopoeia c) irony d) diction
Two opposite words placed together
a) oxymoron b) onomatopoeia c) hyperbole d) figurative language
Word that is spelled like it sounds.
a) onomatopoeia b) personification c) characterization d) oxymoron
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