Literary Devices. Literary Devices Known. Metaphor: comparison without like or as, saying the object IS the other. “You are a couch potato.” Simile: comparison using like or as “cute as a button” Paradox: a self-contradictory statement that at first seems true
beside the lake, beneath the trees,
fluttering and dancing in the breeze.
*it is easy to miss an allusion or fail to understand it if you do not know the underlying biblical story, literary tale or other reference point.
“I’ve told you a million times”