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Literary devices

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Question Answer
tone the attitude of a speaker or narrator
themethe cental topic or idea explored in the text, usually not stated directly
connotationthe feelings and ideas associated with a word
rhythm and meterthe pattern of stressed and unstressed beats, commonly in poetry
similea type of figurative language that compares two unlike things using the words like or as
metaphorsa type of figurative language that compares two unlike things without using the words 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 senyence structure. Tjis device often either juxtaposes contrasting images ir ideas to show their stark difference or joins similar concepts to show theri connection.
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