Definition, Usage and a list of Metonymy Examples in common speech and literature. It is a figure of speech that replaces the name of a thing with the name of something else with which it is closely associated.
ALLUSION Definition: a passing or casual reference; an incidental mention of something, either directly or by implication Sentence: The allusion for the story about Narcissus is narcism isn't when you look at yourself in the mirror, it is when you love yourself too much and you're so overly confident about yourself.
This is a wonderful review game for figurative language devices and terms including: IMAGERY SIMILE METAPHOR PERSONIFICATION HYPERBOLE ONOMATOPOEIA ALLITERATION SYMBOLISM IDIOM CLICHE OXYMORON ALLUSION Definitions and examples of each are included. 31 cards included in this reusable game.