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Literary Devices

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

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

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