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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 using ¨like¨ or ¨as¨
DictionThe author's choice of words.This device helps create tone and develop characters
Imagery Words that appeal to the reader's senses
Parrallel StuctureRepeating words and sentence structure
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