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Warm-UP. Please pick up a handout from the back shelf and complete. You should use your notes!. Literary Devices. Pun. A play on words based on the similarity of sound between two words with different meanings. “ I was going to look for my missing watch, but I could never find the time.”.

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warm up
Warm-UP
  • Please pick up a handout from the back shelf and complete.
  • You should use your notes!
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Pun
  • A play on words based on the similarity of sound between two words with different meanings.
    • “ I was going to look for my missing watch, but I could never find the time.”
idiom
Idiom
  • A group of words that have specific cultural meaning; an expression that cannot be translated literally.
    • “A chip on your shoulder.”
oxymoron
Oxymoron
  • Combination of contradictory words
    • “Icy-Hot”
simile
Simile
  • Comparison between two unlike things using like or as.
    • Her eyes were as bright as the moon.
metaphor
Metaphor
  • Makes a comparison, but it does not use the words like or as. Sometimes a metaphor makes the comparison by using the words is, are, was or were.
    • "The rain came down in long knitting needles."(Enid Bagnold, National Velvet)
personification
Personification
  • Giving human characteristics and feelings to animals, objects and ideas.
    • “I’m tired,” the dog said.
hyperbole
Hyperbole
  • Exaggeration that is so extreme it cannot be true.
    • “I’m so hungry, I could eat a horse.”
allusion
Allusion
  • A reference to another major work of art or something or someone familiar to the reader.
foreshadowing
Foreshadowing
  • An incident that points to an upcoming event in a story, used to build suspense. ( A hint or clue)
flashback
Flashback
  • Interruption of time in a story, with the insertion of a past incident.
imagery
Imagery
  • Created images within the mind through words that are descriptive and appeal to the five senses.
    • “The pitter-patter of the rain against the window.”
irony
Irony
  • Contrast between the expected and the actual event (occurs when the opposite of what you expect happens).
symbol
Symbol
  • The use of an object to represent something else (sometimes a more abstract idea).
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Mood
  • The way the reader feels during a story.
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Tone
  • The author’s attitude towards his/her subject.
suspense
Suspense
  • A feeling of anxious uncertainty a but the outcome of events in literature.
dialogue
Dialogue
  • A conversation between characters, usually set off by quotation marks.
dialect
Dialect
  • The form of language spoken by people in a particular region or group.

Eh?

Y’all

Youngin’

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