The Big Week of Literary Terms. Week of October 17 th. Terms You Should Know So Far…. A comparison of two things using “like,” “as,” or “than.” . bang meow klank boom ribbit beep.
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Week of October 17th
A comparison of two things using “like,” “as,” or “than.”
“Time has not stood still. It has washed over me, washed me away, as if I’m nothing more than a woman of sand, left by a careless child too near the water.” A Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
“I’m happier than a tornado in a trailer park.” Cars
“Her eyes look like lamps blaring up just before the oil is gone.” As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words
At the beginning of Charlotte’s Web, Charlotte explains to Wilbur that all living things must die. In trying to protect him from death, she dies herself.
A warning or an indication of a future event.
The use of humor, irony, exaggeration, or ridicule to expose and criticize people's stupidity or vices, particularly in the context of contemporary politics and other topical issues.
Saturday Night Live and MadTV goes back and forth between satire and parody within their shows (some segments
An imitation of the style of a particular writer, artist, or genre with deliberate exaggeration for comic effect.
Without verisimilitude, many readers often lose interest in novels or stories because there is nothing bridging it to reality.
The appearance of being true or real.