Literary Devices - Defining and Identifying

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

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