Literary Devices

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Question Answer
tone The attitude of a speaker or narrator
ThemeThe central topic or idea explored in a text.
Connotation The feeling and ideas associated with a word.
Rhythem/Meter The pattern to stressed and unstressed beats, commonly in poetry
Simile A type of figurative language that compares two unlike things, using "like" or "as"
Metaphora type of figurative language that compares 2 unlike things without using "like" or "as"
Diction The author's choice of words. This device helps create tone and develop characters
Imagery Words that appeal to the readers' senses
Parallel Structure repeatign words and sentences structures. This devise often either juxtaposes contrasting images or ideas to show their difference, or joins similar concepts to show their connection.