The Lorax

By: Kyren Smith & Andrew Shealer

Alliteration

Definition: The repetition of initial sounds of words in a row.

Ex. "At the far end of the town where the Grickle grass grows.

Onomatopeia

Definition: It is a word that mimics the sound of the object or action it refers to. When you pronounce a word, it will mimic the sound.

Ex. SLUPP!

Personification

Definition: The author gives human qualities to an object or animal.

Ex. Humming-Fish humming while splashing.

Hyperbole

Definition: Is an exaggeration which may be used for emphasis and humor.

Ex. "Once-ler" he cried with a cruffulous crook.

Assonance

Definition: Repetition of internal vowel sounds of words close together in poetry.

Ex. Once-ler your making such smogulous smoke!