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

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