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Literary Devices

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

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

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