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Transcript of Tone

Figurative Language Terms
a figure of speech that consist of deliberate confusion of similar words or phrases for a typically effect
a method used by a writer to develop a character: 1) what they look like
2) what they do 3) what they say 4) what they think 5) how others reacts

Michael Corleone was not just a mafioso, but a family man. A man who walked the knife's edge to preserve his sanity

is an attitude of a writer toward a subject or an audience.

ex: Father: we are goion vacation.
Son: thats exciting!!!
the sons tone was positive
a brief reference to a well known person or place that can be fake or real in literature or a work of art
ex: hey look at big foot
when words beside each other have the same form of letter
extreme exaggeration or over statement.

I'm so tired I can't walk another inch.
I'm so freaking hungry I could eat a wild buffalo.
bed bath and beyond
ex: sally sells sea shells by the sea shore

comparison of two pairs or things that have the same relationship
an implied difference between what is said and what is meant and also between an expected result and an actual result 1)situational irony 2)verbal irony 3)dramatic irony

Oh' what a fine luck i have.
lasting luck
is where one theme or idea is paralleled to a contrary theme or idea in a story or character

They had to juxtaposition between god and Satan
They Juxtaposition between the ice cream shop to candy shop.
Candy cane shop.
words that initiate the sounds they represent
ex: you are annoying as nails on a chalk board

literary tone used to ridicule or make fun of human vice or weakness

figurative language to represent objects, actions and ideas in such a way that it appearls to our physical senses
comparison of two unlike things without using the words "like" or "as" and instead using the form of a verb "to be"


Ex: She is a walking dictionary.
The comparison of two unlike things using the words like or as.
struggle found in fiction, anything that gets in the way of an expected result
The emotional attitude of a story at a point in time.
ex: man vs. self
man vs. nature
man vs. man
Ex: feeling, excitement.
language that provides different level of meaning.
an object or action that mean something more than its literal meaning.
literal or primary meaning of the word, in contrast to the feelings or ideas that the word suggests
substitution of a less-offensive expression in place of one that is offensice or unpleasant
time and place in fiction
putting two contradictory words together.
reveals a kind of truth that at first seems contradictory between two opposing ideas.
Ex: I am nobody
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