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Literary Devices
Simile
Metaphor
Pathetic Fallacy
Personification
Comparing two things using as or like
Comparing two things
When the weather reflects the mood or atmosphere of the chara…
Giving an inanimate object or animals human like features.
Simile
Comparing two things using as or like
Metaphor
Comparing two things
Literary Devices
Simile
Metaphor
Assonance
Alliteration
Compares two unlike things using the words 'like', or 'as'. F…
Compares two unlike things without using the words 'like' or…
The repetition of vowel sounds to create rhyme in phrases or…
The repetition of a consonant. It helps create effect, tone a…
Simile
Compares two unlike things using the words 'like', or 'as'. F…
Metaphor
Compares two unlike things without using the words 'like' or…
6 terms
Literary Devices
Personification
Simile
Onomatopoeia
Metaphor
Giving an inanimate object human qualities and characteristic…
Compares two unlike things using the words 'like', or 'as'. F…
...
...
Personification
Giving an inanimate object human qualities and characteristic…
Simile
Compares two unlike things using the words 'like', or 'as'. F…
19 terms
Literary Devices
foreshadowing
tone
mood
plot
the use of hints and clues to suggest what will happen later…
the author's attitude toward the subject
atmosphere; feeling created in the reader by a literary work…
the sequence of events in a story
foreshadowing
the use of hints and clues to suggest what will happen later…
tone
the author's attitude toward the subject
15 terms
Literary Devices
Alliteration
Analogy
Antagonist
Characterization
The commencement of two or more words of a word group with th…
A comparison based on the resemblance in some particular ways…
The person or force that works against the hero of the story.…
The description of the characters or nature or somebody or so…
Alliteration
The commencement of two or more words of a word group with th…
Analogy
A comparison based on the resemblance in some particular ways…
9 terms
Literary Devices
simile
metaphor
idiom
alliteration
A figure of speech that makes a comparison of two things usin…
A figure of speech that makes a comparison without using like…
An expression that has a meaning different from the meaning o…
Repetition of initial consonant sounds
simile
A figure of speech that makes a comparison of two things usin…
metaphor
A figure of speech that makes a comparison without using like…
35 terms
Literary Devices
Simile
Metaphor
Assonance
Alliteration
Compares two unlike things using the words 'like', or 'as'. F…
Compares two unlike things without using the words 'like' or…
The repetition of vowel sounds to create rhyme in phrases or…
The repetition of a consonant. It helps create effect, tone a…
Simile
Compares two unlike things using the words 'like', or 'as'. F…
Metaphor
Compares two unlike things without using the words 'like' or…
25 terms
Literary Devices
Alliteration
Allusion
Allegory
Anecdote
When neighbouring words in a text have repeated sounds at the…
an indirect reference within a text to a personal noun of his…
A story, phrase, symbol that often has a deeper hidden meanin…
A short, often interesting, story that is often meant to make…
Alliteration
When neighbouring words in a text have repeated sounds at the…
Allusion
an indirect reference within a text to a personal noun of his…
19 terms
Literary Devices
foreshadowing
tone
mood
plot
the use of hints and clues to suggest what will happen later…
the author's attitude toward the subject
atmosphere; feeling created in the reader by a literary work…
the sequence of events in a story
foreshadowing
the use of hints and clues to suggest what will happen later…
tone
the author's attitude toward the subject
23 terms
Literary Devices
Simile
Metaphor
Hyperbole
Personification
A comparison of two unlike things using the words "like" or "…
A comparison of two unlike things without the words "like" or…
An extreme exaggeration... Example: He's the funniest man alive
Giving human characteristics to non-human things... Example: The…
Simile
A comparison of two unlike things using the words "like" or "…
Metaphor
A comparison of two unlike things without the words "like" or…
22 terms
Literary Devices
Simile
Metaphor
Hyperbole
Personification
A comparison of two unlike things using the words "like" or "…
A comparison of two unlike things without the words "like" or…
An extreme exaggeration... Example: He's the funniest man alive
Giving human characteristics to non-human things... Example: The…
Simile
A comparison of two unlike things using the words "like" or "…
Metaphor
A comparison of two unlike things without the words "like" or…
52 terms
Literary Devices
allusion
antagonist
atmosphere /mood
character
to reference something well known (like the Bible, mythology,…
the character or force in conflict with the main character
the feeling created in the reader
a person or animal who takes part in the action of a literary…
allusion
to reference something well known (like the Bible, mythology,…
antagonist
the character or force in conflict with the main character
52 terms
Literary Devices
allusion
antagonist
atmosphere /mood
character
to reference something well known (like the Bible, mythology,…
the character or force in conflict with the main character
the feeling created in the reader
a person or animal who takes part in the action of a literary…
allusion
to reference something well known (like the Bible, mythology,…
antagonist
the character or force in conflict with the main character
10 terms
Literary Devices
Conflict
Connotation
Imagery
Irony
opposing forces that are usually inside the protagonist that…
when the author does not state the intended meaning clearly b…
when the author describes a scene or a character in detail to…
when the situation is different from what it looks like
Conflict
opposing forces that are usually inside the protagonist that…
Connotation
when the author does not state the intended meaning clearly b…
41 terms
Literary Devices
Key Literary Element
setting
list of characters
major characters
Important Parts of a Book
where the story is happening or where the story action is
a list of people in the story
the most important people or the people that speak the most.…
Key Literary Element
Important Parts of a Book
setting
where the story is happening or where the story action is
24 terms
Literary Devices
Simile
Metaphor
Assonance
Alliteration
Compares two unlike things using the words 'like', or 'as'. F…
Compares two unlike things without using the words 'like' or…
The repetition of vowel sounds to create rhyme in phrases or…
The repetition of a consonant. It helps create effect, tone a…
Simile
Compares two unlike things using the words 'like', or 'as'. F…
Metaphor
Compares two unlike things without using the words 'like' or…
22 terms
Literary Devices
foreshadowing
imagery
alliteration
simile
the use of hints and clues to suggest what will happen later…
a word or group of words in a literary work which appeal to o…
repetition of initial consonant sounds
comparison using "like" or "as"
foreshadowing
the use of hints and clues to suggest what will happen later…
imagery
a word or group of words in a literary work which appeal to o…
41 terms
Literary Devices
Key Literary Element
setting
list of characters
major characters
Important Parts of a Book
where the story is happening or where the story action is
a list of people in the story
the most important people or the people that speak the most.…
Key Literary Element
Important Parts of a Book
setting
where the story is happening or where the story action is
30 terms
Literary Devices
allegory
alliteration
allusion
antagonist
a story that contains a moral lesson. These often will use th…
a pattern of sound that includes the repetition of the conson…
a reference to a well-known person, place, thing, quote, or w…
the character that is offering opposition (conflict) to the m…
allegory
a story that contains a moral lesson. These often will use th…
alliteration
a pattern of sound that includes the repetition of the conson…
41 terms
Literary Devices
Alliteration
Simile
Connotation
Denotation
The repetition of beginning consonant sounds through a sequen…
A comparison using "like" or "as".... Ex: "He was as wise as an…
The emotional meaning of a word. Opposite of denotation.
The literal or dictionary meaning of a word. Opposite of conn…
Alliteration
The repetition of beginning consonant sounds through a sequen…
Simile
A comparison using "like" or "as".... Ex: "He was as wise as an…
52 terms
Literary Devices
allusion
antagonist
atmosphere /mood
character
to reference something well known (like the Bible, mythology,…
the character or force in conflict with the main character
the feeling created in the reader
a person or animal who takes part in the action of a literary…
allusion
to reference something well known (like the Bible, mythology,…
antagonist
the character or force in conflict with the main character
19 terms
Literary Devices
foreshadowing
tone
mood
plot
the use of hints and clues to suggest what will happen later…
the author's attitude toward the subject
atmosphere; feeling created in the reader by a literary work…
the sequence of events in a story
foreshadowing
the use of hints and clues to suggest what will happen later…
tone
the author's attitude toward the subject
11 terms
Literary Devices
Setting
plot
conflict
external conflict
The time and place of a story.
Sequence of events in a story
A struggle between opposing forces. Man vs. Man, Man vs. soci…
A character struggles against some outside force: another cha…
Setting
The time and place of a story.
plot
Sequence of events in a story
23 terms
LITERARY DEVICES
TONE
MOOD
DICTION
CONNOTATION
A WRITER'S ATTITUDE TOWARD HIS/HER SUBJECT.
Feeling or atmosphere that a writer creates for the reader
AUTHOR'S WORD CHOICE
THE FEELINGS ASSOCIATED WITH WORDS
TONE
A WRITER'S ATTITUDE TOWARD HIS/HER SUBJECT.
MOOD
Feeling or atmosphere that a writer creates for the reader
32 terms
Literary Devices
Theme
Symbolism
Dramatic Irony
Archetype
Definition: a common thread or repeated idea that is incorpor…
Definition: an object, character, figure, or color that is us…
Definition: Irony that occurs when the meaning of the situati…
Definition: a constantly recurring symbol or motif in literat…
Theme
Definition: a common thread or repeated idea that is incorpor…
Symbolism
Definition: an object, character, figure, or color that is us…
45 terms
Literary Devices
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
The multiple meanings, either intentional or unintentional, o…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
18 terms
Literary Devices
Flashbacks
Foreshadowing
Symbol
Symbolism
used by the author to go back in time to explain/make more cl…
hints or clues given by the author as to what may happen late…
an object or action that means something more than its litera…
using a concrete object to represent an action or idea...allo…
Flashbacks
used by the author to go back in time to explain/make more cl…
Foreshadowing
hints or clues given by the author as to what may happen late…
18 terms
Literary Devices
Simile
Metaphor
Assonance
Alliteration
Compares two unlike things using the words 'like', or 'as'. F…
Compares two unlike things without using the words 'like' or…
The repetition of vowel sounds to create rhyme in phrases or…
The repetition of a consonant. It helps create effect, tone a…
Simile
Compares two unlike things using the words 'like', or 'as'. F…
Metaphor
Compares two unlike things without using the words 'like' or…
38 terms
Literary Devices, Literary Devices
Anecdote
Assonance
Connotation
Consonance
A short, often interesting, story that is often meant to make…
When several words that are in close proximity repeat the sam…
The associations people make or hidden meaning behind words t…
When several words that are in close proximity repeat the sam…
Anecdote
A short, often interesting, story that is often meant to make…
Assonance
When several words that are in close proximity repeat the sam…
20 terms
Literary devices
Stanza
Rhyme Scheme
Couplet
Figurative Language
a group of lines forming the basic recurring metrical unit in…
the ordered pattern of rhymes at the ends of a poem or verse
two lines of verse, usually in the same meter and joined by r…
not literally true
Stanza
a group of lines forming the basic recurring metrical unit in…
Rhyme Scheme
the ordered pattern of rhymes at the ends of a poem or verse
8 terms
Literary Devices
Simile
Metaphor
personification
hyperbole
A comparison of two things using like or as
A comparison of two unlike things without using like or as
A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given huma…
A figure of speech that uses exaggeration to express strong e…
Simile
A comparison of two things using like or as
Metaphor
A comparison of two unlike things without using like or as
11 terms
Literary Devices
Foreshadowing
Personification
Oxymoron
Idiom
hints for the future
a non human with human traits
a figure of speech that mean the opposite
an expression with an overall meaning
Foreshadowing
hints for the future
Personification
a non human with human traits
10 terms
Literary Devices
metaphor
simile
foreshadowing
idiom
a comparison of two unlike objects NOT using like or as
a comparison of two unlike objects using like or as
a hint an author uses about an event or events that will occu…
an expression in which the words do not mean exactly what the…
metaphor
a comparison of two unlike objects NOT using like or as
simile
a comparison of two unlike objects using like or as
20 terms
Literary devices
Verbal Irony
Dramatic irony
Setting
Social context
The text says the opposite of what it means.
The audience knows important information that the characters…
Where and when a text takes place
The cultural and historical facts and assumptions that shape…
Verbal Irony
The text says the opposite of what it means.
Dramatic irony
The audience knows important information that the characters…
49 terms
Literary Devices
ALLUSION
FORESHAWDOWING
SUSPENSE
TONE
A REFERENCE TO A LITERARY, MYTHOLOGICAL, OR HISTORICAL PERSON…
THE USE IN A LITERARY WORK OF CLUES THAT SUGGEST EVENTS THAT…
THE QUALITY OF LITERARY WORK THAT MAKES THE READER UNCERTAIN…
THE WRITER'S ATTITUDE TOWARDS HIS OR HER SUBJECT
ALLUSION
A REFERENCE TO A LITERARY, MYTHOLOGICAL, OR HISTORICAL PERSON…
FORESHAWDOWING
THE USE IN A LITERARY WORK OF CLUES THAT SUGGEST EVENTS THAT…
29 terms
Literary Devices
Conflict
Internal conflict
External conflict
Exposition
A struggle between two forces
Struggle within a character's self
Struggle with outside forces, like a struggle with another ch…
The start of a story, introduces the setting, main character…
Conflict
A struggle between two forces
Internal conflict
Struggle within a character's self
33 terms
Literary Devices
Metaphor
Simile
Personification
imagery
figure of speech that makes a comparison between two seemingl…
a figure of speech that uses like or as to compare seemingly…
a figure of speech in which an animal, object, a force of nat…
descriptive language that speaks to one or more of the 5 sens…
Metaphor
figure of speech that makes a comparison between two seemingl…
Simile
a figure of speech that uses like or as to compare seemingly…
50 terms
Literary Devices
allusion
antagonist
mood
static character
An indirect reference to another literary work or to a famous…
The character/force opposing the central character
In a literary work, the feeling or atmosphere that the writer…
In longer works of fiction, main characters that remain the s…
allusion
An indirect reference to another literary work or to a famous…
antagonist
The character/force opposing the central character
27 terms
Literary Devices
figurative language
surprise ending
foreshadowing
flashback
refers to expressions that are not literally true
conclusion that the reader does not expect
a hint or clue about what will happen in the story
interrupts the plot to tell about something that happened in…
figurative language
refers to expressions that are not literally true
surprise ending
conclusion that the reader does not expect
24 terms
Literary Devices
Allusion
Anaphora
Apostrophe
Characterization
An expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
The deliberate repetition of the first part of the sentence i…
Where the work is addressed to someone/something not stated,…
The creation and convincing representation of fictitious char…
Allusion
An expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
Anaphora
The deliberate repetition of the first part of the sentence i…
25 terms
Literary Devices
Alliteration
Assonance
Irony
Imagery
Is the repetition of the same or similar consonant sounds in…
Is the repetition of similar vowel sounds followed by differe…
Is the discrepancy between appearances and reality; when the…
Is the language to evoke a picture, image, or a concrete visu…
Alliteration
Is the repetition of the same or similar consonant sounds in…
Assonance
Is the repetition of similar vowel sounds followed by differe…
Literary Devices
Metaphor
Simile
Symbolism
Personification
Direct comparison of two unlike objects.
Direct comparison of two unlike objects using like or as.
An object that represents something else.
Giving human traits to inanimate objects.
Metaphor
Direct comparison of two unlike objects.
Simile
Direct comparison of two unlike objects using like or as.
13 terms
Literary Devices
Simile
Metaphor
Personification
Mood
Comparing two things using l.ike or as
Comparing two unlike things not using like or as.
A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given huma…
The feeling a reader gets from a story.
Simile
Comparing two things using l.ike or as
Metaphor
Comparing two unlike things not using like or as.
10 terms
Literary Devices
simile
metaphor
paradox
oxymoron
A comparison using the words "like" or "as"
A comparison without using the words "like" or "as"
A statement that seems contradictory but in reality expresses…
A figure of speech consisting of two apparently contradictory…
simile
A comparison using the words "like" or "as"
metaphor
A comparison without using the words "like" or "as"
Literary Devices
Simile
Metaphor
Personification
Alliteration
A comparison of two things using "like" or "as"
A comparison not using like or as
A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given huma…
Repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words
Simile
A comparison of two things using "like" or "as"
Metaphor
A comparison not using like or as
12 terms
Literary Devices
Simile
Metaphor
Personification
Alliteration
A comparison of two unlike things using the words "like" or "…
A comparison of two unlike things without the words "like" or…
Giving human characteristics to non-human things... Example: The…
The same beginning consonant sounds of two or more words in a…
Simile
A comparison of two unlike things using the words "like" or "…
Metaphor
A comparison of two unlike things without the words "like" or…
16 terms
Literary Devices
Alliteration
Allusion
Euphemism
Hyperbole
When neighbouring words in a text have repeated sounds at the…
an indirect reference within a text to a personal noun of his…
Explaining something, or replacing a rude word, with somethin…
An exaggeration or overemphasis of a phrase or statement
Alliteration
When neighbouring words in a text have repeated sounds at the…
Allusion
an indirect reference within a text to a personal noun of his…
15 terms
Literary Devices
Literary Devices
alliteration
analogy
cliche
techniques an author uses to add interest to their writing
the use of words that begin with the same sound near one anot…
the act of comparing two things that are alike in some way
a phrase or expression that has been used so often that it is…
Literary Devices
techniques an author uses to add interest to their writing
alliteration
the use of words that begin with the same sound near one anot…
14 terms
Literary Devices
Analogy
Antagonist
Characterization
Flashback
A comparison of two different things that are similar in some…
A character or force in conflict with the main character
A method an author uses to let readers know more about the ch…
An interruption in the action of a plot to tell what happened…
Analogy
A comparison of two different things that are similar in some…
Antagonist
A character or force in conflict with the main character
35 terms
Literary Devices
Simile
Metaphor
Assonance
Alliteration
Compares two unlike things using the words 'like', or 'as'. F…
Compares two unlike things without using the words 'like' or…
The repetition of vowel sounds to create rhyme in phrases or…
The repetition of a consonant. It helps create effect, tone a…
Simile
Compares two unlike things using the words 'like', or 'as'. F…
Metaphor
Compares two unlike things without using the words 'like' or…
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