AP Spanish terms - Simile A comparison of two of two distinctly different things using like or as Metaphor A direct comparison of two things when a word

AP Spanish terms - Simile A comparison of two of two...

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Simile – A comparison of two of two distinctly different things using “like” or “as”. Metaphor - A direct comparison of two things; when a word or expression, which I literal usage denotes one kind of thing or action is applied to a distinctly different kind of thing or action. Hyperbole – The use of extreme exaggeration to make a point. Apostrophe – A rhetorical figure of speech that allows the speaker to address an absent person or inanimate entity. Often, it either signals a sudden emotional impetus or acts as a formal introduction to the apostrophized entity. Paradox – A statement which at first seems to be self-contradictory or absurd, but in the end actually makes sense. Oxymoron – When two paradoxical, contradictory terms are joined together. Alliteration – Repetitious use of initial consonant sound w/in a line of poetry.

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