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Literary Devices

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

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

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