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Review of Literary Devices. Personification: is giving human qualities to animals or objects. The daffodils nodded their yellow heads. Review of Literary Devices. Simile - figure of speech involving a comparison between unlike things using like, as, or as though.

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Review of literary devices
Review of Literary Devices

  • Personification: is giving human qualities to animals or objects.

    The daffodils nodded their yellow heads.


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Review of Literary Devices

  • Simile - figure of speech involving a comparison between unlike things using like, as, or as though.

    She floated in like a cloud.


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Review of Literary Devices

  • Metaphor: A comparison in which one thing is said to be another.

    The cat's eyes were jewels, gleaming in the darkness.


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Review of Literary Devices

  • Hyperbole - a figure of speech involving exaggeration.

    I am so hungery I could eat a cow.


Review o f literary devices
Review of Literary Devices

  • Alliteration - the repetition of the initial consonant. There should be at least two repetitions in a row.

    Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers.


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Review of Literary Devices

  • Onomatopoeia - the use of words to imitate the sounds they describe.

    The burning wood crackled and hissed.


Review of literary terms
Review of Literary Terms

  • Oxymoron - putting two contradictory words together.

    bittersweet, jumbo shrimp, and act naturally


Review of l iterary terms
Review of Literary Terms

  • Allegory - a symbolic representation

    The blindfolded figure

    with scales is an allegory

    of justice.


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