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ENG4-lit devices

alliteration repetition of the same letter or sound
allusion reference to someone or something famous
diction the manner in which you deliver materials
hyperbole massive overstatement, exaggeration
irony total and complete opposite of what is expected to happen
imagery a mental picture that appeals to the senses
metaphor comparison NOT USING like or as
paradox 2 opposite ideas contrasted in a sentence that doesn't seem to make sense but actually does
simile comparison USING like or as
oxymoron 2 opposite words side by side
rhetorical question question that needs no or has no answer
repetition repeating a word
satire using humour to address a serious issue
tone how the writers wants you to feel
mood how the reader actually feels
personification giving objects human characteristics
pathetic fallacy when nature reflects the mood of the story
Created by: bioger



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