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Literary Devices in Walden

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Spencer Attick

on 21 September 2013

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Transcript of Literary Devices in Walden

Literary Devices in Walden
Personification
Analogy: Metaphor and Simile
Michael Jackson
Oreo
Mumford & Sons
The All-American Rejects
Living Like Weasels
The Lion King
Anecdote
"And once, says Ernest Thompson Seton--once, a man shot an eagle out of the sky. He examined the eagle and found the dry skull of a weasel fixed by the jaws to his throat. The supposition is that the eagle had pounced on the weasel and the weasel swiveled and bit as instinct taught him, tooth to neck, and nearly won. "
"The walls start breathing..."
"...your boldness stands alone among the wreck..."
"Oreo: Milk's Favorite Cookie"
"If this town is just an apple
Then let me take a bite..."
"a short and amusing or interesting story about a real incident or person often intended to illustrate or support a point "
"an instance where nature, an inanimate object, or an abstraction is given human qualities or abilities"
"a figure of speech in which a comparison is made between two unlike things that actually have something in common"
Metaphor
A comparison between two things WITHOUT "like/as"
Simile
A comparison USING "like or as"
Nicki Minaj
"Boy you got my heartbeat runnin' away. Beating like a drum and it's comin' your way."
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