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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 stated directly
ConnotationThe feeling and ideas associated with a word
Rhythm/MetterThe pattern of stressed and unstressed beats,commonly in poetry
Simile A 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"
Diction The author's choice of words. This device helps create tone and develop characters
Imagerywords that appeal to the readers senses.
Parallel structure Repeating words and sentence structure.
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