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a word or term which achieves more imaginative effects than simple or literal language. Figures of speech are widely used, not only in poetry but in newspapers and newspaper headlines. See alliteration, allusion, antithesis, apostrophe, assonance, euphemism, hyperbole, idiom, innuendo, irony, litotes, malapropism, meiosis, metonymy, metaphor, metonymy, onomatopoeia, oxymoron, paradox, personification, pun and synecdoche.
the height, distance and angle of a camera in relation to the subject being photographed. See...
a short story, usually anonymous, that is passed by word of mouth from one generation to another...
a punctuation mark used at the end of a question, e.g. How are you?