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

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