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Literary Device Quiz 1
Terms in this set (12)
Is the repetition of the same or similar consonant sounds in words that are close together.
Is the repetition of similar vowel sounds followed by different consonant sounds, especially in words that are close together.
Is the discrepancy between appearances and reality; when the unexpected happens.
Is the language to evoke a picture, image, or a concrete visual of a person, a thing, a place, or an experience.
Is a reference to someone or something that is known from history, literature, religion, politics, sports, science, or some other branch of culture.
Figure of Speech
Is a word or phrase that describes one thing in term of something else and that isn't meant to be taken literally.
Is a figure of speech that combines the opposites or contradictory terms in a brief sentence.
Uses an incredible exaggeration, or an over statement, for effect.
Makes a comparison between two unlike things without the use of such specific words as: like, as, than
Is a song or a poem that tells a story.
Is a scene that interrupts the normal chronological sequence of events in a story to show something that happened at an earlier time.
Is the presentation in a work of literature which provides hints or clues that tip the reader off as to what is to come later in the work.