A tone that indicates that the responder is not intended to read the text as it appears.
When two things are placed side-by-side in order to contrast them or draw attention to their differences or similarities.
The person who tells the story.
The deliberate use of exaggeration for effect.
The breaking down and analysis of a text.
Central idea or argument.
The diamond dazzled like the sun.
The elephant trudged through the mud.
Peacocks like showing off.
Language specifically chosen to evoke an emotional response from the reader/listener.
Words and phrases that belong to everyday speech and conversation.
Go home Joe.
The cow is pretty ugly.
The moon was a ghostly galleon.
He was very tall.
He kept returning the balls.
His body was made of cells.
The breaking down and analysis of the text.
A play on words.
An expression to avoid directly saying something distasteful, unpleasant or confronting.
A figure of speech which yokes two contradictory terms.
Giving human qualities or characteristics to a non-human thing.
A question which is presented, not expecting an answer but to achieve an emphasis stronger than a direct statement.