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Literary Devices list 1

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Section

Question Answer
toneThe attitude of a speaker or narrator.
ThemeThe central topic or idea explored in a text.
ConnotationThe feelings and ideas associated with a word.
Rhythm/meterThe pattern of stressed and unstressed beats, commonly in poetry
SimileA type of figurative language that compares two unlike things, using ¨like¨ or ¨as¨
MetaphorA type of figurative language that compares two unlike things without using ¨like¨ or ¨as¨.
DictionThe author's choice of words.
ImageryWord's that appeal to the reader's senses.
Parallel structureRepeating words and sentence structure.
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