Pop Qiuz By: Jeremy rOcker

Hyperbole is an extreme exaggeration used to make a point. It is like the opposite of “understatement.” It is from a Greek word meaning “excess

I like to use hyperbole in my sentences all the time.

the formation of a word from a sound associated with what is named (e.g., cuckoo, sizzle ).

the use of onomatopoeia for rhetorical effect.

the attribution of a personal nature or human characteristics to something nonhuman, or the representation of an abstract quality in human form.

a figure intended to represent an abstract quality to personification.

an expression designed to call something to mind without mentioning it explicitly; an indirect or passing reference.

"an allusion to Shakespeare"

synonyms: reference to, mention of, suggestion of, hint to, intimation of, comment on, remark on

the practice of making allusions, especially as an artistic device.

Wa figure of speech involving the comparison of one thing with another thing of a different kind, used to make a description more emphatic or vivid

I like to make a lot of similes at home to crack up my brother.

a figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an object or action to which it is not literally applicable.

I love to use metaphors in my sentence to spice it up.

a group of words established by usage as having a meaning not deducible from those of the individual words (e.g., rain cats and dogs, see the light ).

I established a new idiom for my story that I am making.

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