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Literary Devices

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

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

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