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Literary Devices Poo

A figure in speech in which a person, object, or situation represents something in addition to its literal meaning. Symbolism
A reputation of a particular sound in the first syllables of a series of words or phrases. Alliteration
An extreme exaggeration often used to evanescence strong feelings or to create a strong impression. Hyperbole
Giving traits to non-human objects Personification
A direct comparison of two unlike things that use “as” or “like” Simile
When words sound like the sound they make Onomatopoeia
An ______ is a figure of speech in which an event, person, or idea is referenced, but not explained because it is familiar to most. Allusion
An ______ is a literary device that helps to establish a relationship based on similarities between two concepts or ideas. Analogy
A literary device in which an author describes an event that has already occurred in the past, but is is occurring now. Flashback
This literary device refers to the author about events to come in the future, without directly stating what will occur. Foreshadowing
When an author uses their words, literary tools, devices, and techniques to create images or pictures in the readers mind. Imagery
Words whose meaning is exactly as it is stated Literal Language
Words whose meaning is not exactly as stated Figurative Language
A figure of speech that appears to contradict itself. In other words , two opposites are combined to make a point. Oxymoron
______ are phrases or sayings that are meant to be interpreted in a figurative way. They are combinations of words that would not make sense if interpreted literally. Idiom
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