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English Literary Devices - Examples
Simile
Metaphor
Personification
Aliteration
I was like a kid in a candy store
I'm a kid in a candy story
The wind whistles
Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers
Simile
I was like a kid in a candy store
Metaphor
I'm a kid in a candy story
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English Literacy Devices Examples
Alliteration
Allusion
Diction
Rhetorical Question
She sells sea-shells down by the sea-shore
Don't act like a Romeo in front of her
lawyer v. attorney, ain't v. are not
Are you really going to buy that?
Alliteration
She sells sea-shells down by the sea-shore
Allusion
Don't act like a Romeo in front of her
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English Literary Devices (Examples)
Alliteration
Anaphora
Antithesis
Asyndeton
Super silly cats play.
I belive we will have freedom. I believe we will be treated k…
Man proposes, God disposes. (Putting opposites together to co…
He eats, sleeps, drinks.
Alliteration
Super silly cats play.
Anaphora
I belive we will have freedom. I believe we will be treated k…
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English Literary Devices Examples
Aporia
Assonance
Consonance
Euphony
To be or not to be: that is the question
In silence deep the legions stream
A springful of larks in a rolling / cloud
Hush
Aporia
To be or not to be: that is the question
Assonance
In silence deep the legions stream
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English Literary Devices Examples
Connotation
Connotation
Denotation
Dialect
wall street refers to "wealth" and "power".
Childish and childlike have a negative connotation as they re…
dove is a type of pigeon
I wants to know why you bringing' white chillun to nig*er chu…
Connotation
wall street refers to "wealth" and "power".
Connotation
Childish and childlike have a negative connotation as they re…
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English literary devices and examples
allusion
analogy
antithesis
authors purpose
referring to a subject matter such as a place event or litera…
establish a relationship based on similarities between two co…
two sentences of contrasting meanings in close proximity to o…
reason for writing the piece... EX.
allusion
referring to a subject matter such as a place event or litera…
analogy
establish a relationship based on similarities between two co…
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English Stylistic Device Examples
Irony
Metaphor
Analogy
Syntax
a figure of speech in which words are used in such a way that…
a comparison between two things which basically are quite unl…
comparison ... ex: captain is to ship as leader is to tribe
way words are arranged in a sentence... ex: hard work really pay…
Irony
a figure of speech in which words are used in such a way that…
Metaphor
a comparison between two things which basically are quite unl…
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Examples of devices in English II
Symbolism
Protagonist
Antagonist
Irony
"Everyday Use"; quilts = family heritage
"Everyday Use"; Mama
"Harrison Bergeron"; Handicapper General
"The Possibility of Evil"; Miss Strangeworth thinks she's hel…
Symbolism
"Everyday Use"; quilts = family heritage
Protagonist
"Everyday Use"; Mama
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Poetic Devices - examples (English 9)
Metaphor
Simile
Personification
Hyperbole
Life is a roller coaster
Busy as a bee
The wind screamed in the night
Your suitcase weighs a ton!
Metaphor
Life is a roller coaster
Simile
Busy as a bee
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English literary device examples
Logos
Metaphor
Metonymy
Oxymoron
The data is clear. History has shown time and time again.
The curtain of the night, assignment was a breeze
The pen is mightier than the sword, let me give you a hand
Alone together, found missing, seriously funny, liquid gas, h…
Logos
The data is clear. History has shown time and time again.
Metaphor
The curtain of the night, assignment was a breeze
English Device Examples
metaphor
simile
personification
oxymoron
her eyes are gems
he is as strong as a bull
the flower dropped with sadness
jumbo shrimp
metaphor
her eyes are gems
simile
he is as strong as a bull
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Literary Devices - Examples in English Explained
alliteration
anaphora
apostrophe
assonance
"I have Stood Still and Stopped the Sound of feet"... (repeated…
"FIVE years have passed;... FIVE summers, with the length of... FIV…
"Is this a dagger which I see before me,... The handle toward my…
"StrIps of tInfoil wInking like people"... (repetition of I-sound)
alliteration
"I have Stood Still and Stopped the Sound of feet"... (repeated…
anaphora
"FIVE years have passed;... FIVE summers, with the length of... FIV…
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English Final: Lit Devices Examples
alliteration
anadiplosis
anaphora
aphorism
boiling bubbles
"pleasure might cause her to read, reading might make her kno…
"to think on death it is a misery, to think of life it is a m…
"The book of Nature is the book of Fate, so far as a man thin…
alliteration
boiling bubbles
anadiplosis
"pleasure might cause her to read, reading might make her kno…
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Literary Devices EXAMPLES English 9
simile
metaphor
personification
onomatopoeia
ex. Her nose is as red as a rose.
ex. The stars were shattered glass on the lake.
ex. The eraser screamed.
ex. Slurp! The girl ate her milkshake.
simile
ex. Her nose is as red as a rose.
metaphor
ex. The stars were shattered glass on the lake.
AP English Rhetorical Devices Examples
Apophasis
Simile
Analogy
Metaphor
I won't even mention the time, effort, and hard work it took
She was as sharp as a tack
Life is a race. The one who stops running, loses.
He drowned in a sea of grief
Apophasis
I won't even mention the time, effort, and hard work it took
Simile
She was as sharp as a tack
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IGCSE English Examples of Literary Devices
Alliteration
Anthropomorphism
Assonance
Caesura
The Wicked Witch of the West
Angry skies brought a raging storm
A long song
There's something I need to say- oh wait I forgot.
Alliteration
The Wicked Witch of the West
Anthropomorphism
Angry skies brought a raging storm
English Rhetorical Devices W/ Examples
Alliteration
Allusion
Ancedote
Assonance
The repetition of a consonant sound at the beginning of words…
A reference to a work of art (in history, art, literature and…
Brief slices of life... A brief account of an interesting or amu…
The repetition of identical or similar vowel sounds in nearby…
Alliteration
The repetition of a consonant sound at the beginning of words…
Allusion
A reference to a work of art (in history, art, literature and…
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AP English Rhetorical Devices Examples
Rhetoric of Parallelism/ Parallel Stru…
Rhetoric of Ellipsis
Rhetoric of Antithesis
asyndeton
he loved swimming, reading, and writing instead of he loved s…
"What are you doing?!" "Um..."
a small leap for man a giant leap for mankind
without looking, without making a sound, without talking
Rhetoric of Parallelism/ Parallel Stru…
he loved swimming, reading, and writing instead of he loved s…
Rhetoric of Ellipsis
"What are you doing?!" "Um..."
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English Rhetorical Devices W/ Examples
Alliteration
Allusion
Anecdote
Assonance
The repetition of a consonant sound at the beginning of words…
A reference to a work of art (in history, art, literature and…
Brief slices of life... A brief account of an interesting or amu…
The repetition of identical or similar vowel sounds in nearby…
Alliteration
The repetition of a consonant sound at the beginning of words…
Allusion
A reference to a work of art (in history, art, literature and…
Advanced English Stylistic Devices Examples
Alliteration
Antagonist
Archetype
Atmosphere
"She sells seashells down by the seashore."... "Peter Piper Pick…
opponent, competitor, or rival; "bad guy"
universal symbol---"the hero=character that exhibits goodness"
feelings the reader gets from a narrative based on details su…
Alliteration
"She sells seashells down by the seashore."... "Peter Piper Pick…
Antagonist
opponent, competitor, or rival; "bad guy"
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English Literary Device - Sentence Examples
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Faith is like a stony uphill climb: a single stumble might se…
The Wicked Witch of the West went her own way.... Sing sweet son…
It's no wonder everyone refers to Mary as another Mother Tere…
In the same way as one cannot have the rainbow without the ra…
Allegory
Faith is like a stony uphill climb: a single stumble might se…
Alliteration
The Wicked Witch of the West went her own way.... Sing sweet son…
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AP English - Rhetorical Devices Examples
Aphorism
Allegory
Anaphora
Euphemism
A short, witty phrase; wise saying Ex. "An apple a day keeps…
A story (figure of speech) where abstract ideas are represent…
Repeating sequences of words at the beginning of a sentence E…
Generally harmless word/phrase used to replace an offensive/t…
Aphorism
A short, witty phrase; wise saying Ex. "An apple a day keeps…
Allegory
A story (figure of speech) where abstract ideas are represent…
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English 9 literary devices examples.
Personification
Hyperbole
Onomatopoeia
Alliteration
Death was knocking at the door and nobody wanted to answer
He was as tall as a tree
Boom
She sells sea shells down by the sea shore
Personification
Death was knocking at the door and nobody wanted to answer
Hyperbole
He was as tall as a tree
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AP English- rhetorical device examples
Anastrophe
Antimetabole
Asyndeton
Antithesis
"Intelligent she was not. In fact, she veered in the opposite…
"One should eat to live, not live to eat."
"Without making a sound, without looking, without talking"
"Evil men fear authority; good men cherish it."
Anastrophe
"Intelligent she was not. In fact, she veered in the opposite…
Antimetabole
"One should eat to live, not live to eat."
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AP English Rhetorical Device Examples
Ad Hominem
Adage
Allegory
Alliteration
"How can you argue your case for vegetarianism when you are e…
Tis better to have loved and lost... Than never to have loved at…
"All animals are equal but a few are more equal than others."
But a better butter makes a batter better.
Ad Hominem
"How can you argue your case for vegetarianism when you are e…
Adage
Tis better to have loved and lost... Than never to have loved at…
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English Literary Device - Sentence Examples
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Faith is like a stony uphill climb: a single stumble might se…
The Wicked Witch of the West went her own way
It's no wonder everyone refers to Mary as another Mother Tere…
In the same way as one cannot have the rainbow without the ra…
Allegory
Faith is like a stony uphill climb: a single stumble might se…
Alliteration
The Wicked Witch of the West went her own way
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English 10- Poetic Devices- Terms & Examples
Simile
Metaphor
Imagery
Tone
A comparison using like or as... Ex: Love is like a fairytale
A direct comparison... Ex: Love is a fairytale
When what you read puts an image in your mind- includes smell…
How the author feels about what their writing about... Ex. Frust…
Simile
A comparison using like or as... Ex: Love is like a fairytale
Metaphor
A direct comparison... Ex: Love is a fairytale
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Devices and Examples
antithesis
meiosis
understatement
hyperbole
"Better to reign in Hell, than serve in Heav'n" (Milton)
"grease monkey" for mechanic
"I have to have this operation. It isn't very serious. I have…
"I was quaking from head to foot, and could have hung my hat…
antithesis
"Better to reign in Hell, than serve in Heav'n" (Milton)
meiosis
"grease monkey" for mechanic
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Poetry Devices (English 3) - focus on EXAMPLES
Assonance
Alliteration
Cacophony
Euphony
Example of repeated vowel sounds (from "The Mother"): ... why s…
Example of repeated consonant sounds (from "The Mother"): ... I…
Example of lines with words that have harsh, jarring sounds (…
Example of a line with words that have gentle, pleasing sound…
Assonance
Example of repeated vowel sounds (from "The Mother"): ... why s…
Alliteration
Example of repeated consonant sounds (from "The Mother"): ... I…
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English- A Separate Peace;Literary Devices(examples)
Alliteration
Allusion
Bildungsroman
InternalConflict
Super Suicide Society of the Summer Session
the war, Iliad
coming-of-age story
Gene vs. Jealousy, Gene vs. Guilt
Alliteration
Super Suicide Society of the Summer Session
Allusion
the war, Iliad
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AP Rhetorical Devices examples
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Anaphora
" Veni, vidi, vici." (Julius Caesar-"I came, I saw I conquere…
"Oh I've finally decided my future lies beyond the yellow bri…
"Remember this, ladies and gentlemen. It's an old phrase, bas…
"We shall not flag or fail. We shall go on to the end. We sha…
Alliteration
" Veni, vidi, vici." (Julius Caesar-"I came, I saw I conquere…
Allusion
"Oh I've finally decided my future lies beyond the yellow bri…
English Rhetorical Devices W/ Examples alyssa
Alliteration
Allusion
Ancedote
Assonance
The repetition of a consonant sound at the beginning of words…
A reference to a work of art (in history, art, literature and…
Brief slices of life... A brief account of an interesting or amu…
The repetition of identical or similar valve sounds in nearby…
Alliteration
The repetition of a consonant sound at the beginning of words…
Allusion
A reference to a work of art (in history, art, literature and…
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AP English Rhetorical Devices with Examples
Abstract Language
Ad Hominem
Allegory
Alliteration
describes ideas and qualities, rather than observable or spec…
attack on one's opponent, rather than the opponent's argument…
symbolic story that has a second meaning beneath the surface…
repetition of initial consonant sounds in words... " the fuzzy,…
Abstract Language
describes ideas and qualities, rather than observable or spec…
Ad Hominem
attack on one's opponent, rather than the opponent's argument…
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advanced literary devices examples English mid term
anaphora
antithesis
aporia
apostrophe
"Mad world! Mad kings! Mad composition!"
"Not that I loved Caesar less, but that I loved Rome more"
"To be or not to be is the question?"
"Oh! Stars and clouds and winds, ye are all about to mock me"
anaphora
"Mad world! Mad kings! Mad composition!"
antithesis
"Not that I loved Caesar less, but that I loved Rome more"
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English IV AP- Literary Devices Examples
Allusion
Apostrophe
Characterization
Diction
"He was a Good Samaritan yesterday when he helped the lady st…
I said to love,... "it is not now as in old days... when men adored…
" When that had finished their confession, the dogs promptly…
"Busy old fool, unruly Sun,... Why dost thou thus,... Through windo…
Allusion
"He was a Good Samaritan yesterday when he helped the lady st…
Apostrophe
I said to love,... "it is not now as in old days... when men adored…
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English 11 AP Rhetorical Devices Examples
Alliteration
Allusion
Anaphora
Antithesis
...
...
...
...
Alliteration
...
Allusion
...
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Honors English II Literary Devices Examples
allegory
alliteration
allusion
anaphora
One of the cardinal rules on the farm for the animals is:... "Al…
But a better butter makes a batter better.
"This place is like a Garden of Eden."
"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was…
allegory
One of the cardinal rules on the farm for the animals is:... "Al…
alliteration
But a better butter makes a batter better.
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AP English Other Devices and Terms Examples
style
diction
syntax
narrative structure/ narration
narrative, persuasive, informative, research
i aint doing that vs i am not doing that
i don't like that babe vs babe i don't like that
plot, settings...
style
narrative, persuasive, informative, research
diction
i aint doing that vs i am not doing that
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English Literary Terms/Rhetorical Devices Examples
oxymoron
parallelism
allusion
assonance
sweet sorrow
"Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, tha…
"And I can pledge our nation to a goal: When we see that woun…
go and mow the lawn
oxymoron
sweet sorrow
parallelism
"Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, tha…
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English literary devices MP2 examples
anaphora
antecedent
aside
epistrophe
we shall... we shall... we shall... we shall... we shall...
after BILL sprained HIS ankle the coach replaced him with a n…
time thou anticipat'st my dread exploits... the flighty purpose…
...ill be there. ...ill be there. ...ill be there
anaphora
we shall... we shall... we shall... we shall... we shall...
antecedent
after BILL sprained HIS ankle the coach replaced him with a n…
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AP English Rhetorical Devices examples #1-15
hyperbole
hyperbole
understatement
understatement
"The planet is getting so crowded we may have to take turns s…
"There are more reasons for NASA to fund a trip to Jupiter th…
Referring to Hurricane Sandy as "a little bit of weather" is…
"The Middle East is currently having some political squabbles…
hyperbole
"The planet is getting so crowded we may have to take turns s…
hyperbole
"There are more reasons for NASA to fund a trip to Jupiter th…
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Literary Terms and Devices English Homework With Examples
1. Highest point of action in a story
2. Point in the story when the problem…
3. The introduction of a story is also…
4. Conflict within a character
Climax... Ex: When Dally gets shot in The Outsiders
Denouement... EX: When the killer is arrested
Exposition... EX: "It was another hot summer day in Florida"
Internal Conflict... EX: The mental issues that Harrison Bergero…
1. Highest point of action in a story
Climax... Ex: When Dally gets shot in The Outsiders
2. Point in the story when the problem…
Denouement... EX: When the killer is arrested
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9th Grade English - Examples of Rhetorical Devices
Her cheeks are red like a rose.
He whiffed the aroma of brewed coffee
My love for Linton is like the foliage…
How wonderful the weather is today!
Simile
Imagery
Symbol
Inversion
Her cheeks are red like a rose.
Simile
He whiffed the aroma of brewed coffee
Imagery
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English 121.05 Literary Devices Examples
Simile
Metaphor
Alliteration
Allusion
Her cheeks are as red as a rose
This assignment was a breeze
Bed Bath and Beyond
This place is like the Garden of Eden
Simile
Her cheeks are as red as a rose
Metaphor
This assignment was a breeze
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English IV Vocab and Literary Devices w/examples.
Fortuitous
Foil
Vehement
Euphemism
Happening by chance; or rather by accident. ... Vocab word... -You…
Another Character in the story who contrast with the main cha…
Marked by great energy or exertion.... Vocab word... -The woman was…
The substitution of a mild, indirect, or vague expression for…
Fortuitous
Happening by chance; or rather by accident. ... Vocab word... -You…
Foil
Another Character in the story who contrast with the main cha…
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Examples of English Rhetorical/Literary/Poetic Devices
"Dodge, duck, dip, dive, and dodge"
"Powerful you have become, the dark si…
"You can take the girl out of Jersey,…
"Some rise by sin, some by virtue fall…
Alliteration
Anastrophe
Chiasmus
Hyperbaton
"Dodge, duck, dip, dive, and dodge"
Alliteration
"Powerful you have become, the dark si…
Anastrophe
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Honors English II Literary Devices Examples
allegory
alliteration
allusion
anaphora
...
...
...
...
allegory
...
alliteration
...
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Honors English II Literary Devices Examples
allegory
alliteration
allusion
anaphora
One of the cardinal rules on the farm for the animals is:... "Al…
But a better butter makes a batter better.
"This place is like a Garden of Eden."
"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was…
allegory
One of the cardinal rules on the farm for the animals is:... "Al…
alliteration
But a better butter makes a batter better.
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English Rhetoric Devices Examples 2/5/16
Epithet
Epithet
Epithet
Epithet
The clear-eyed pilot safely landed the plane.
The tall boy towered above his peers.
The redemptive clouds hovered close to a parched horizon.
On the day of the historic battle, the ferocious sun rose ear…
Epithet
The clear-eyed pilot safely landed the plane.
Epithet
The tall boy towered above his peers.
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English Rhetoric Devices Examples 2/5/16
Epithet
Epithet
Epithet
Epithet
The clear-eyed pilot safely landed the plane.
The tall boy towered above his peers.
The redemptive clouds hovered close to a parched horizon.
On the day of the historic battle, the ferocious sun rose ear…
Epithet
The clear-eyed pilot safely landed the plane.
Epithet
The tall boy towered above his peers.
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