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Literary Devices

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

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

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