Act 4 Terms

27 Feb
1.Simile
– A figure of speech involving the comparison of one thing with another thing of a different kind
2. Personification
– The attribution of a personal nature or human characteristics to something nonhuman
3. Pun
– A joke exploiting the different possible meanings of a word or the fact that there are words that sound alike but have different meanings
4. Hyperbole
– Exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken literally
5. Dramatic Irony
– Irony that occurs when the meaning of the situation is understood by the audience but not by the characters in the play.
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