Literary Devices - Defining and Identifying

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

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