Literary Devices

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What is Tone?The attitude of a speaker or narrator.
What is theme?The central idea or topic explored in the text. This is not usually stated directly.
What is Connotation?The feelings and ideas associated with a word.
What is Rhythm/Meter?The pattern of stressed and unstressed beats, commonly in poetry.
What is a simile? A type of figurative language that compares two unlike things, using ¨like¨ or ''as¨
What is a metaphor?A type of figurative language that compares two unlike thing without using ¨like¨ or ¨as¨. This device asserts that one thing is another thing.
What is diction?The author's choice of words. This device help create a tone and develop characters.
What is imagery?Words that appeal to the readers' senses.
What is Parallel Structure?Repeating words and sentence structure. This device either juxtaposes contrasting or idea to show their stark difference, or joins similar concepts to show their connection.