Literary Devices Week 1

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Question Answer
ToneThe attitude of a speaker or narrator
Theme The central topic or idea explored in a text
Connotation The 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"
Metaphor A type of figurative language that compares two unlike things without using "like" or "as", this device asserts that one thing is another thing
DictionThe author's choice of words, this device helps create done and develop characters
ImageryWords that appeal to the readers' senses
Parallel Structure Repeats words and sentence structure, this device often either juxtaposes contrasting images or ideas to show their stark difference, or joins similar concepts to show their connection