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

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