Literary Devices - Defining and Identifying

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

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