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literary techniques

poetry unit

QuestionAnswer
genre Type of story
simile A COMPARISON using LIKE or AS
metaphor A COMPARISON NOT using like or as
allusion A reference to something outside of the poem or story
onomatopoeia Words that describe the sound they make (ex: "honk," "bow wow")
repetition repeating words
diction choice of words used
omniscient narrator knows ALL
tone attitude of the poem
irony when something happens that is UNEXPECTED
hyperbole exaggeration
personification giving HUMAN qualities to animals or objects
Created by: lynnv