Literary Devices - Defining and Identifying

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

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