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

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