Lagnuage Features

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7 English Flashcards on Lagnuage Features, created by rdryhurst.451534 on 11/08/2013.
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Metaphor On thing that is said to be another. Eg, "you are a dog".
Simile Makes a comparison between two things. Eg, "you are as sleepy as a dog".
Alliteration Repetition of the first letter. Eg, "the slithering snake slithered silently".
Assonance Resemblance of a sound, particular the repetition of vowel sounds. Eg, "how, now, brown cow".
Hyperbole Deliberate exaggeration; "I have been here a thousand times before".
Personification The attribution of human characteristics to inanimate objects; "The clock smiled at me when it hit three o'clock".
Onomatopoeia A type of sound; "plop", "bang".
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