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simile
a) a comparison of two things using like or as
b) the use of words that sound like what they mean, such as hiss, buzz, slam, and boom
c) a stressed and unstressed syllabic pattern in a verse or within the lines of a poem.
d) repetition of initial consonant sounds

metaphor
a) repetition of initial consonant sounds
b) repetition of initial consonant sounds
c) a comparison of two things using like or as
d) a direct comparison of two different things

hyperbole
a) a direct comparison of two different things
b) extreme exaggeration
c) repetition of initial consonant sounds
d) a stressed and unstressed syllabic pattern in a verse or within the lines of a poem.

alliteration
a) the use of words that sound like what they mean, such as hiss, buzz, slam, and boom
b) repetition of initial consonant sounds
c) a type of figurative language in which a nonhuman subject is given human characteristics
d) a direct comparison of two different things

personification
a) a type of figurative language in which a nonhuman subject is given human characteristics
b) a repetition of similar sounds (or the same sound) in two or more words
c) a stressed and unstressed syllabic pattern in a verse or within the lines of a poem.
d) repetition of initial consonant sounds

onomatopoeia
a) a stressed and unstressed syllabic pattern in a verse or within the lines of a poem.
b) a repetition of similar sounds (or the same sound) in two or more words
c) an expression having a special meaning different from the usual meanings of the words (example up the creek without a paddle
d) the use of words that sound like what they mean, such as hiss, buzz, slam, and boom

idiom
a) a stressed and unstressed syllabic pattern in a verse or within the lines of a poem.
b) the use of words that sound like what they mean, such as hiss, buzz, slam, and boom
c) an expression having a special meaning different from the usual meanings of the words (example up the creek without a paddle
d) a repetition of similar sounds (or the same sound) in two or more words

meter
a) an expression having a special meaning different from the usual meanings of the words (example up the creek without a paddle
b) a stressed and unstressed syllabic pattern in a verse or within the lines of a poem.
c) a type of figurative language in which a nonhuman subject is given human characteristics
d) a comparison of two things using like or as

rhyme
a) a repetition of similar sounds (or the same sound) in two or more words
b) a stressed and unstressed syllabic pattern in a verse or within the lines of a poem.
c) repetition of initial consonant sounds
d) a comparison of two things using like or as

repetition
a) using the same words or phrases a few times to make an idea clearer.
b) repetition of initial consonant sounds
c) a comparison of two things using like or as
d) a stressed and unstressed syllabic pattern in a verse or within the lines of a poem.

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