Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM


Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.


Cory Shifflett Literary Terms

No description

Mr Glover

on 25 February 2011

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of Cory Shifflett Literary Terms

Rhyme Rhythm Alliteration Assonance Consonance Onomatopoeia Repetition Parallelism Metaphor Simile Personification Allusion Apostrophe Symbolism Oxymoron Paradox Analogy : correspondence in terminal sounds of units of composition or utterance (as two or more words or lines of verse) : an ordered recurrent alternation of strong and weak elements in the flow of sound and silence in speech : the repetition of usually initial consonant sounds in two or more neighboring words or syllables : resemblance of sound in words or syllables : correspondence or recurrence of sounds especially in words : the naming of a thing or action by a vocal imitation of the sound associated with it Buzz and hiss are examples of onomatopoeia. : the act or an instance of repeating or being repeated Sometimes repetition is necessary to drive a point home. Ex : resemblance, correspondence There is some degree of parallelism between the lives of the two women. Ex : a figure of speech in which a word or phrase literally denoting one kind of object or idea is used in place of another to suggest a likeness or analogy between them “He was drowning in paperwork” : a figure of speech comparing two unlike things that is often introduced by like or as “She's as fierce as a tiger” : attribution of personal qualities •The wind stood up and gave a shout.
: an implied or indirect reference especially in literature; also : the use of such references •"I violated the Noah rule: predicting rain doesn't count; building arks does."
: the addressing of a usually absent person or a usually personified thing rhetorically
Full transcript