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7 Literary Devices
Transcript of 7 Literary Devices
7 Literary Devices
the repetition of consonant sounds
the repetition of vowel sounds
p by sl
exaggeration or overstatement
I'm so hungry I could eat a horse.
giving human qualities to animals or objects
The water danced under the moonlight.
the substitution of an agreeable or less offensive expression
in place of one that may offend or suggest something unpleasant
What the heck!
Oh my gosh!
Cheese and rice!
putting two contradictory words together
Similes and Metaphors
A word meant to
represent a sound
Definition: A direct or indirect reference to something historical, literary, religious, mythical, or of pop culture.
Why Writers Use It: Allusions can help people see unique connections between two ideas. The reference can help the audience better understand a subject.
I’m full strength like a Cyclops‘s eye drops,
I got support like high-tops.
- Ugly Duckling, Left Behind.
“The side lines is lined with casualties
Who sip the life casually, then gradually become worse
Don’t bite the apple, Eve” -Jay-Z
“My rep grows like the nose of Pinocchio,
Just because I’ve mastered the art of braggadocio.” -Akrobatik
“Tonedeff’s slays giants,
as if my legal name’s David.” -Tonedeff
It is raining so hard I should build an ark.
a scene in a movie, novel, etc., set in a time earlier than the main story