What is the literary term for these lyrics to a song? "It's all in the family but with no relation" Is it any of these? Hyperbole Alliteration Metaphor Simile Personifiacation Onomatopoeia
The example you have given is not described by any of the terms on your list. "It's all in the family but with no relation" is actual an example of a kind of irony. We can also say that this phrase is exhibiting figurative language.
Figurative language describes a purposeful use of language where the denotative meaning of the terms, phrases, words, etc., does not apply. Figurative language, in other words,...
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