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Lit for Elem School

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Style: language used to shape a story.

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Definition: a comparison of two unlike things, typically using the words "like" or "as."

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Definition: a word or phrase applied to an object or action to which it is not literally applicable.

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Definition: repeating something that has already been said or written.

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Definition: attribution of a personal nature or human characteristics to something nonhuman.

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Definition: sensory language that helps the reader build images.

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Definition: figure of speech that makes brief reference to a historical or literary figure, event, or object.

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Definition: an exaggeration used to make a point.

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Definition: plays down a situation or person and is often used for comic effect.

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Definition: persons, objects, situations, actions, or words that operate on two levels of meaning: a literal meaning and an implied/inferential meaning.

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