Shakespeare's Techniques

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Imagery When you make someone visualise an image
Metaphor Saying that one thing is something else
Simile Comparing two different things with the words 'like' or 'as'
Personification Giving a non-living thing human qualities
Antithesis When you compare two opposite things to show that the world is full of conflict
Repetition When you repeat a word multiple times
Alliteration When words start with the same letter
Onomatopoeia When sound gets a word to make the reader imagine the sound
Rhyme When words sound the same or similar in their ending
Oxymoron When you put together two completely different ideas to make dramatic language
Puns When a word has two meanings
Neologism When you invent words
Irony When you say something but mean the opposite - like sarcasm
Epithets When you put an adjective in front of a name
Inversion When you change the order of words in a sentence
Hyperbole Obviously exaggerating - I'm so tired I can not work another step
Bombast Language used to show-off
Assonance A type of alliteration with vowels - A long song
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