_____1. Use of contradictory words in the same phrase
Repetition of vowel sounds in a series of words
of the same word or phrase at the beginning of lines, clauses, or sentences.
_____4. Repetition of initial consonant sounds
_____5. An indirect reference to a mythological, literary,
or historical person, place, person or thing.
_____6. An image which stands for something larger than
_____7. placement of opposite ideas
in similar grammatical structure
_____8. Comparison of two unlike objects without using
the words like or as. The objects are compared by identifying them or by substituting one for the other.
_____9. Words or phrases a writer uses to represent persons,
objects, actions, feelings, and ideas descriptively by appealing to the senses.
of sounds in two or more words or phrases that appear close to each other in a poem
_____11. A comparison of two unlike things using the
words like or as
_____12. Repetition of a consonant
sound within a series of words to produce a harmonious effect
_____13. A play on words based on the similarity of sound
between two words with different meanings
_____14. Word choice intended to convey a certain effect.
_____15. A seemingly contradictory statement which proves
true when you think about it
_____16. An intentional representation of something as
less than it is
_____17. when there is a difference between what is said
and what is meant
_____18. An intentional exaggeration of something for
dramatic or comic effect
_____19. to give an inanimate object human qualities
For each example below, identify what literary term it illustrates. Not all terms will be used.