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Literary Devices - "Bud, Not Buddy"

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flashback
when the author takes the reader back to a time from the past and then takes the reader back to the present
foreshadowing
when what is going to happen in the future is predicted or hinted about using words, imagery, or dialogue
hyperbole
extreme exaggeration used to make a point or place emphasis
onomatopoeia
words or phrases that sound like what they are describing, like the words hiss and bang
rhetorical question
when the author asks a question merely for effect with no answer expected
simile
a word or phrase that compares one thing to another by using words such as like or as
metaphor
a word or phrase that directly compares one thing to another without using like or as