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literary language

LCC - Literary Language chapter

QuestionAnswer
dictionary definition of a term Denotation
meanings that extend beyond the dictionary definition as a result of various factors that may influence & color the meaning of a term at any given time Connotation
Words that sound like what they mean Onomatopoeia
Repetition of consonant sounds in a literary work Alliteration
Repetition of vowel sounds especially in stressed syllables regardless of the surrounding consonant Assonance
Lines that directly represent spoken conversation Dialogue
Word choice an author uses to reflect certain characteristics of the character related to accents, intonations, etc. Diction
Style of speech associated with a certain region, group or culture Dialect
Direct comparison Metaphor
Comparison using like or as Simile
Created by: busymomof2