Literary Devices - Defining and Identifying

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Definition/QuoteLiterary Device
'It was a night when thick fog drifted through the streets.'
'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.'
'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
A reference in a novel or poem to a historical event, person, or work of art.
'Life is a journey.'
When two or more sentences or phrases have the same sentence structure, but not the exact same words.
Anything in a piece of writing that is not meant literally.
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 use of words with high connotative meaning.
The repetition of sounds at the beginning of words.
Definition/QuoteLiterary Device
“It was wretched weather; stormy and wet, stormy and wet; and mud, mud, mud, deep in all the streets”
'The lazy languid line lingered.'
The repeated use of a word or phrase for effect
When information in the novel allows you to infer a character's traits
'That filthy nimwit doesn't deserve to live.'
'I'll give you the moon and the stars.'
Sensory language that involves sight
When the author specifically tells you a character's traits.
An object that hints at a greater meaning or stands in for something significant
'She was having a Jonah day.'
'She danced as gracefully as a swan.'
Exaggeration used to help the reader understand something.

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