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Methods Notes Figurative Language Using figures of speech Not literal Examples: ?The trees danced in the wind.? ?Separate as the fingers, yet one as the hand.? Simile & Metaphor Simile ? comparing 2 unlike things using ?like? or ?as? Metaphor ? comparing 2 unlike things without ?like? or ?as? Extended metaphor ? a metaphor longer than a sentence or phrase Or a metaphor which occurs frequently throughout the text Alliteration ? repetition of consonant sounds Personification ? in which an animal/thing is described with human characteristics Assonance ? repetition of vowel sounds Hyperbole ? exaggeration used for emphasis Rhetorical Devices: Parallelism: emphasizes ideas by expressing them in the same grammatical form

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