Literary Devices - Defining and Identifying

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

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