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Flashcards - NES Essential Academic Skills Writing: Figurative Language

Flashcards - NES Essential Academic Skills Writing: Figurative Language
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simile
A simile is a figure of speech that directly compares two things
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metaphor
A metaphor is a figure of speech that refers, for rhetorical effect, to one thing by mentioning another thing
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metaphor
A metaphor is a figure of speech that refers, for rhetorical effect, to one thing by mentioning another thing
simile
A simile is a figure of speech that directly compares two things
idiom
An idiom is a phrase or a fixed expression that has a figurative, or sometimes literal, meaning
allusion
Allusion is a figure of speech, in which one refers covertly or indirectly to an object or circumstance from an external context
figure of speech
A figure of speech or rhetorical figure is figurative language in the form of a single word or phrase

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