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Literary Devices

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Question Answer
ToneThe attitude of a speaker or narrator
ThemeThe central topic or idea explored in a text.This is usually not started 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¨
DictionThe authors choice of words.This device helps create tone and develop characters
ImageryWords that appeal to the readers senses
Parallel StructureRepeating words and sentence structure
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