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Literary devices

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tone:The attitude of a speaker or a narrator.
Theme:The central topic or idea explored in a text.
Connotation:The feeling 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".
DictionThe author's choice of words. This device helps create tone and develop characters.
Imagery Words that appeal to the readers' senses
Parallel structure Repeating words and sentence structure. This device often uses either juxtaposes contrasting images or ideas to show their stark difference or joins similar concepts to show their connection
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