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Reading Literary

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Internal Rhyme the practice of forming one rhyme in only one line of poetry. It is typically constructed in the middle of a line to rhyme with the word at the end of the same line.
Irony Reader is led to believe that one thing will occur but, in fact, the opposite occurs. This can be humorous or tragic. Ex. A math teacher failing a math test
Allegory A word in which the characters as representing other things and symbolically expressing a deeper, of ten spiritual, moral or political meaning. Ex. Narnia
Alliteration Repetition of an initial consonant sound. The literacy term is often used in poetry. Ex. Carrie Underwood song Blown away
Allusion A figure of speech where the author refers to a subject matter such as a person, place ,event or literary word in a passing reference . Reader make a connection to the subject being mentioned. Ex. Taylor Swift relates to Shakespeare in Love Story.
Synecdoche Literary devices that use a part of something to refer to the whole. What would you think if I sang out of tune . Would you stand up and walk out on me. Ex. Give me your word to stand up and sing to the world.
Analogy Comparison between two things for the purpose of explanation or clarification. Ex. Obama is comparing the economic recession to driving a car into a ditch.
Antagonist Character, group of characters, or institution that opposes the protagonist or main character. Ex. Harry Potter, Voldemort is the main antagonist.
Anti Hero Central character who lacks conventional heroic qualities. They blur the line between hero and villain. Ex. Breaking bad, Dexter, Shrek
Anthropomorphism Human quality, emotion or ambition is given to a non human object or being. Ex. Alice and Wonderland
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