Literary Devices - Defining and Identifying

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

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