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literary devices connelly Test

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  1. When human characteristics are given to non-linving objects or animals.
  2. Great exaggeration
  3. A comparison of two UNLIKE items NOT using like or as.
  4. When the story goes back to an earlier event and relives it. Ex: We learn about Hugo's father through flashback.
  5. Very descriptive writing that uses the language of the senses

4 True/False Questions

  1. Figurative LanguageA direct comparison of two UNLIKE items using LIKE or As.


  2. SymbolWhen an object used takes on a deeper meaning. Ex: The heart shaped key in Hugo is a symbol for life.


  3. ClicheA creative expression (figure of speech) that is worn out from too much use.


  4. IronyA difference between the way things seem and the way they really are. Most Common Type - Situational -- where events that happen in a way that is opposite of what everyone expects. This is what you have always called just "irony."


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