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Literary Devices 1

Repetition of consonant sounds usually found at beginnings of words Alliteration
the way of speaking that is characteristic of a certain geographical area or a certain group of people Dialogue
When a writer gives hints about future events in a story Foreshadowing
Interruption in the present action of the plot to show events that hapened at an earlier time Flashback
A contrast between what is expected and what actually happens Irony
A word that imitates the sound of a word it represents Onomatopoeia
Occurance of same or similar sounds Rhyme
Regular, recurring, or patterned sounds Rhythm
The use, more than once, of any element of language - a sound, word, phrase, clause, or sentence Repetition
Created by: Kathy Adams