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Literary Devices

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Question Answer
ToneThe attitude of a speaker or a narrator
ThemeThe central topic or idea explored in a text, that 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 thins is another thing.
DictionThe author's choice of words. This device helps create tone
ImageryWords that appeal to the reader's senses
Parallel StructureRepeating words and sentence structure.
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