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AP lit MANNY 2

AP literary divices for AP exam

apostrophe calling out an imaginary, dead, or absent person, or absentperson, or to a place or thing, or a personified abstrac idea.
apositione placing in immediately succeeding order of two or more coordinate elements, the latter of which is an explination, qualification, or modification or the first.
assonance the repitition of similar vowel sounds followed by different consonant sounds especially in words that are together.
asyndeton commas used without conjunction to separate a series of words, thus emphasizing the parts equally
balance constructing a sentence so that both halves are about the same length and importance.
characterization the process by which the writer reveals the personality of a character
indirect characterization the author reveals to the reader what the character is like by describing how the character looks and dresses, by leting the reader hear what the character says, by revealing the character's private thoughts and feelings.
Created by: manny1