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Literary Devices

Author: Meighen Mitchel
Keywords: literary devices, , , , , , online teaching

0. diciton
1. slang
2. cliche
3. similie
4. metaphor
5. mood
6. allusion
7. allegory
8. foreshadowing
9. hyperbole
10. personification
11. irony
12. rhetoric
13. tone
14. dialect
15. alliteration

0. giving an innanimate object human like qualities
1. words not in a standard vocabulary but used in speech
2. words used to mean the opposite of what they usually do
3. the overall feeling in a work
4. the language used by a specific region or group of people
5. an overused expression that has lost meaning over time
6. exageration of ideas for the sake of emphasis
7. to opposite things being joined for effect
8. comparing two things without using like or as
9. starting consecutive words with the same letter for emphasis
10. abstract ideas and beliefs are embodied in characters
11. the word choice of the author to create the desired effect
12. a hit of what is going to happen later in a plot
13. comparing two things using like or as
14. technique of using language effectively to convey a point
15. a reference to a work or person not directly in the narrative