Upgrade to remove ads
2020 Stargirl Figurative Language and Literary Devices Master Study List
This is for the test on January 20th
Terms in this set (37)
Description that appeals to the senses (sight, sound, smell, touch, taste)
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words.
A comparison of two unlike things using like or as
comparison of two unlike things not using like or as; stronger than simile
A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given human feelings, thoughts, or attitudes
A word that imitates the sound it represents.
A common, often used expression that doesn't make sense if you take it literally. (It's raining cats and dogs)
A narrative device that hints at coming events; often builds suspense or anxiety in the reader.
A method of narration in which present action is temporarily interrupted so that the reader can witness past events
1st person point of view
The narrator is a character in the story. ( I, me, my, we, our )
3rd person point of view
the events are told by someone outside the story
A narrative device, often used at the beginning of a work that provides necessary background information about the characters and their circumstances.
Events leading up to the climax
Most exciting moment of the story; turning point
End of the story where loose ends are tied up
A character or force in conflict with the main character
Main character in a story
writing that tells about real people, places, and events
A story that is not true or is made up
The dictionary definition of a word
All the meanings, associations, or emotions that a word suggests
A writer's or speaker's choice of words
Conversation between characters
A thing that represents or stands for something else, especially a material object representing something abstract.
He could see the boy through streaked glass, flashing with sunlight, blurring his vision.
I was starving to death.
Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers.
Life is like a box of chocolates, cute as a kitten, as blind as a bat, She hung her head like a dying flower.
He was a stainless steel ruler, tall, straight and always measured in response.
The stars danced playfully in the moonlit sky.
The ocean danced in the moonlight.
Way in the past
the miners mined for ore.
They searched for copper, iron and salt,
for that and much, much more.
a piece of cake
In the Pigman, the dream of all the pigs being broken is foreshadowing.
An Apple is an edible fruit
"Odor" and "fragrance" literally mean the same thing, but good things have fragrance, bad things, odor.
a flag represents freedom; a dove represents peace
YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE...
Literary Terms 1
The Outsiders Literary Terms Notecards
Literary Terms and Devices
OTHER SETS BY THIS CREATOR
Items in a series review
OTHER QUIZLET SETS
FP512 Quiz questions
Chapter 20 (Urinary System) Review
Territorial Expansion and Westward Migra…