Literary Devices - Defining and Identifying

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

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