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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 which is usually not stated directly
connotation The 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
metaphorcompares two unlike things without 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
Parallel StructureRepeating words and sentence structure
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