Literary Devices - Defining and Identifying

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

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