Literary Devices - Defining and Identifying

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

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