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Literary devices

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Toneis the attitude of a speaker or narrator.
Themeis the central topic or idea explored in a text this is usually not stated directly.
Connotationis the feelings and idea associated with a word.
Rhythm/Meteris the pattern of stresses and unstressed beats,commonly in poetry.
Simileis a type of figurative language that compares two unlike things, using "like" or "as."
Metaphoris a type of figurative language that compares two unlike things without using "like or "as". this device asserts that one thing is another thing.
Dictionis the author's choice of words.This device helps create tone and develop characters.
Imageryis the words that appeal to the readers senses.
Parallel Structurerepeating words and sentence structure. the device often either juxtaposes contrasting images or ideas to show their stark difference, or joins similar concepts to show their connection .
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