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L.A. Lit-Devices


Point of View The perspective from which a story is told. The voice telling the story.
Simile Using like or as to compare two things that are unlike.
Allusion A usually brief often casual reference to some other person.
Flashback A section of a novel that interrupts the chronological sequence of events to relate something that happens at an earlier time.
Foreshadowing Hint or suggestion about something that will occur later in the novel.
Pun A play on words in which two different meanings for the same word or two words that sound the same. They are humorous.
Idioms An expression with a meaning beyond the literal meaning of the words in the phrase.
Personification When an author grants life like qualities to a nonhuman object.
Ironic The contrast between what happens and what really happens.
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