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Figurative Language Devices Definitions

Figurative Language Devices Definitions
Allusion An indirect reference to a piece of writing that they assume everyone knows.
Analogy A comparison between two things
Euphemism Sugarcoating news/a critique to make it sound less harsh
Hyperbole Using exaggeration for effect, It is all part of Literature.
Juxtaposition Placing two objects next to one another in contrast
Metaphor Comparing two things without using like/as
Oxymoron Two different kind of terms being put together
Personification Giving human characteristics to something that is not human
Pun A play on words
Simile Comparing two things using like/as
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