The English Language Techniques

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English Language Techniques

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The English Language Techniques
1 A metaphor
1.1 A metaphor is a comparison which does not use like or as
1.1.1 An example : George has the heart of a lion
2 A Simile
2.1 A Simile is a direct comparison that always contains the word like or as
2.1.1 An example: Jane was as cool as a cucumber
3 Onomatopoeia
3.1 Onomatopoeia uses words that mitate and reproduce real-life sounds and action
3.1.1 An example: BANG! , BOOM! , SPLAT!
4 Personification
4.1 Personification is where a non- living object is given living qualities, writing of it as if it were a living person
4.1.1 An example: The camera loves me
5 Alliteration
5.1 Alliteration is the repetition of constant repeat of the first letter
5.1.1 An example: Peter Piper picked a peck of Pickled Peppers
6 Assonance
6.1 Assonance is the repetition of similar or identical vowel sounds in a poetic line
6.1.1 An example: I must confess that on my quest i feel depressed and restless
7 Repetition
7.1 Repetition is the repeating of word/words or something
7.1.1 An example: food food food food food food
8 Dialouge
8.1 A conversation between two or more people
8.1.1 "I'm hungry", said Lauren
9 Rhythm or Rhyme
9.1 Rhyme is the repetition of a final vowel and consonant sounds in words
9.1.1 An example: bear fear hear tear gear dear sear
9.2 Rhythm is the flow and beat of a poem
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