Idiom - an expression peculiar to a language that is meant as something other than its literal meaning, Simile - a comparison using the words “like” or "as", Personification - an idea or thing is given human attributes and/or feelings or is spoken of as if it were human, Metaphor - a direct comparison between two unlike things; describes an object/action in a way that isn't literally true, but helps explain an idea or make a comparison, Hyperbole - an exaggerated statement or claim that is not meant to be taken literally, Onomatopoeia  - words whose pronunciations imitate the sounds they describe, They fought like cats and dogs. - Simile, I'm so hungry I could eat a horse. - Hyperbole, He kicked the bucket. - Idiom, The fallen leaves crunched under my feet. - Onomatopoeia, The wind danced through the trees, whistling merrily. - Personification, Love is a battlefield. - Metaphor, Connotation - Negative or positive emotions that words carry., Tone - Writer's attitude toward or feelings about the subject matter and audience., Mood - The feeling one gets when reading a text., Denotation - The literal meaning of a word. ,

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