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Literary terms. Freddie Gomez. Irony. Ironic Ex. The swimming coach drowned. Ex. The fireman's house burned down. Imagery. Visual images Ex. I visualized the story in my head. Ex. There are lots of visual images in a story. Onomatopeia.

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Literary terms

Literary terms

Freddie Gomez


Irony

Irony

  • Ironic

  • Ex. The swimming coach drowned.

  • Ex. The fireman's house burned down.


Imagery

Imagery

  • Visual images

  • Ex. I visualized the story in my head.

  • Ex. There are lots of visual images in a story.


Onomatopeia

Onomatopeia

  • Imitates or suggests the source of the sound that it describes.


Personification

personification

  • A description of an object as being a living person or animal


Foreshadowing

Foreshadowing

  • predict what might occur later

  • Ex. I predict that the mayor will die.

  • Ex. The prediction was made at the house.


Flashback

Flashback

  • To remember something from the past.

  • Ex. In my dream I had a flashback.

  • Ex. Every story has a flashback.


Protagonist

Protagonist

  • The main character

  • Ex. Batman

  • Ex. Spider man


Antagonist

Antagonist

  • The enemy of the protagonist

  • Ex. Joker

  • Ex. Venom


Hyperbole

Hyperbole

  • Exaggeration to create an effect

  • Ex. I would rather die than eat what your eating.

  • Ex. I would rather go to school than stay here with you.


Alliteration

Alliteration

  • The repetition of the same constant sound.

  • Ex. He helped hector paint his house.

  • Ex. My mom made me make my bed.


Rhyme

Rhyme

  • When words have the same sound

  • Ex. The cat was in my hat.

  • Ex. The bat fought with a rat.


Paradox

Paradox

  • A statement that appears to contradict itself.

  • Ex. "A dog growls when it's angry, and wags its tale when it's pleased. Now I growl when I'm pleased and wag my tale when I'm angry."

  • Ex. "War is peace.“ "Freedom is slavery.""Ignorance is strength."


Metaphor

Metaphor

  • the comparison of two unlike things.

  • Ex. He is a pig

  • Ex. They are monkeys


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