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Literary Devices

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

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

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