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List of Literary Terms (#1-10) Examples

Examples for the first 10 terms from List of Literary Terms AP English III For examples, see: http://www.quizlet.com/4505013/list-of-literary-terms-1-10-flash-cards/
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absolutes
Charles Dickens, Tale of Two Cities:
"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times."
adage
"A stitch in time saves nine"
"Make hay while the sun shines"
ad hominem argument
People who support capital punishment attack those who oppose it by calling them "soft on crime"
allegory
Lord of the Flies (Book)
Pilgrims Progress (Book)
"Everyman" (Play)
alliteration
Edgar Allan Poe's Poem Raven:
"On a midnight, dark and dreary, as I pondered weak and weary."
allusion
Moby Dick:
Ishmael stands for the Biblical Ishmael, an outcast
analogy
Moby Dick, Chapter "Monkey Rope":
An analogy of human independence.
anaphora
In the Declaration of Independence, the listing of King George's abuses.
anecdote
[no example given]
antecedent
"Tom gave his book to Bob."
Either Tom or Bob could be "his."