Literary Devices - Defining and Identifying

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Definition/QuoteLiterary Device
When information in the novel allows you to infer a character's traits
'That filthy nimwit doesn't deserve to live.'
'I'll give you the moon and the stars.'
Sensory language that involves sight
'Fear knocked on the door. Faith answered. There was no one there.'
'The clocks of the Eastward churches were striking five, the candles were wasted out, the fire was dead, and the wind and rain intensified the thick black darkness.'
A reference in a novel or poem to a historical event, person, or work of art.
The repetition of sounds at the beginning of words.
'It was a night when thick fog drifted through the streets.'
The repeated use of a word or phrase for effect
When the author specifically tells you a character's traits.
“It was wretched weather; stormy and wet, stormy and wet; and mud, mud, mud, deep in all the streets”
'She was having a Jonah day.'
Definition/QuoteLiterary Device
'The lazy languid line lingered.'
The use of words with high connotative meaning.
'Life is a journey.'
'She danced as gracefully as a swan.'
'The air about them was moving with with delicious fragrence that comes when the sun's touch is gentle.'
Descriptions of physical sensations
When a non-sentient object or idea is treated as if it has human mental traits.
When the author gives you information or hints at what might come ahead.
An object that hints at a greater meaning or stands in for something significant
Anything in a piece of writing that is not meant literally.
Exaggeration used to help the reader understand something.
When two or more sentences or phrases have the same sentence structure, but not the exact same words.

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