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Literary Devices

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Section 1

Question Answer
ToneThe attitude of a speaker or narrator.
Themethe central topic or idea explored in a text. This is usually not stated directly.
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.” This device asserts that one thing is another thing.
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Section 2

Question Answer
DictionThe author’s choice of words. This device helps create tone and develop characters.
ImageryWords that appeal to the readers’ senses.
Parallel StructureParallel Structure
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