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Define each of the 11 terms listed below.
Allusion
Connotation
Denotation
Figurative language
Simile
Metaphor
Symbol
Hyperbole
Personification
Irony
Satire

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Allusion
Connotation
Denotation
Figurative language
Simile
Metaphor
Symbol
Hyperbole
Personification
Irony
Satire

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LITERARY TERMS AND CONCEPTS

Allusion - An Allusion is a literary term is an indirect or implied reference.

Connotation - A Connotation is a suggestion of a meaning in relation to something else. In literary terms, it would be "The connotations of love keep them together."

Denotation - A Denotation is the word Commie. It is short for the Communist Party but is associated with those who dictate and are against democracy.

Figurative language - Figurative Language in literary terms is when a person describes one thing but compare it with another thing. Figurative language is used for effect. President Kennedy's famous speech, "Ask not what your ...

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