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1 Literary Devices What are they?

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2 Metaphor An implied comparichild is made in between 2 unfavor things that actually have somepoint necessary in common…not utilizing choose or as. Examples: "Memory is a crazy womale that hoards colored rags and also throws amethod food.“ (Austin O"Malley) "Life is a journey, travel it well." (United Airlines)

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3 Simile A figure of speech in which 2 essentially unchoose things are clearly compared, commonly in a expression introduced by choose or as. Examples: "Human being speech is prefer a cracked cauldron on which we bang out tunes that make bears dance, once we desire to relocate the stars to pity.“ (Gustave Flaubert, Madame Bovary) "Life is choose an onion: You peel it off one layer at a time, and also sometimes you weep." (Carl Sandburg)

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4 Personification A figure of speech in which an inanimate object or abstraction is endowed via humale features or abilities. Examples: "And indeed tbelow will certainly be time For the yellow smoke that slides along the street, rubbing its ago upon the window panes." (T. S. Eliot, "The Love Track of J. Alfred Prufrock") "Oreo: Milk’s favorite cookie." (slogan on a package of Oreo cookies)

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5 Imagery Mental imeras, as created by memory or imagination/descriptions and also numbers of speech. Example: His iron coat all overgrown with rust, Was underneath envelope" d with gold, Whose glistering gloss darkened via filthy dust, Well yet appeare" d, to have been of old A occupational of well-off entail, and also curious mold, Wrange through antics and also wild imagery. —Spenser, Edmund

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6 Onomatopoeia The formation or use of words (such as hiss or murmur) that imitate the sounds linked through the objects or actions they describe. Example: "Tlot-tlot; tlot-tlot! Had they heard it? The horse-hoofs ringing clear; Tlot-tlot, tlot-tlot, in the distance? Were they deaf that they did not hear? (Alfred Noyes, "The Highwayman")

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7 Alliteration A figure of speech in which consonant sounds at the start of words are repeated. Example: "The soul selects her very own society.“ (Emily Dickinson)

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8 Hyperbole A number of speech in which exaggeration is offered for focus or effect; an extravagant statement. Examples: My sister wears so a lot make-up she damaged a chisel trying to acquire it off last night… My sister wears so a lot make-up that as soon as she smiles her cheeks autumn off.

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9 Oxymoron A rhetorical figure in which incongruous or inconsistent terms are linked, as in a deafening silence and a mournful optimist. More Examples: sweet sorrow, cost-free trade, living dead, old news, hot chilli, jumbo shrimp, also odds, clearly puzzled, tight slacks, now then, great grief, and so on.

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10 Assonance Identity or similarity in sound between interior vowels in bordering words. Examples: "Old age have to burn and rave at cshed of day; Rage, rage, against the dying of the light." (Dylan Thomas, "Do not go gentle into that great night") "I must confess that in my quest I felt depressed and also restmuch less." ("With Love," percreated by Thin Lizzy)

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11 Consonance Consonance is the repetition, at cshed intervals, of the final consonants of accented syllables or necessary words, particularly at the ends of words, as in empty and also think or solid and string or Lady lounges lazily and Dark deep dreview. Although it is comparable to alliteration it is not restricted to the first letter. Example: Whose woods these are I think I know.

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His residence is in the village though; He will certainly not watch me stopping below To watch his woods fill up with scurrently. -Robert Frost

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