Literary Device Finder Example

Literary Device Finder Example - Name Melissa Granger...

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Name: Melissa Granger Period: 1, 3, 4, 6, 8 Date: April 21, 2011 Literary Device Finder Book Club Title: The Help Author: Kathryn Stockett Alliteration, Allusion, Analogy, Assonance, Characterization, Comic Relief, Connotation, Consonance, Diction, Foreshadowing, Hyperbole, Idiom, Imagery, Irony, Metaphor, Onomatopoeia, Oxymoron, Paradox, Parallelism, Personification, Repetition, Sensory Details, Simile, Symbol, Tone 1. Device used: Characterization 2. Sentence from the book using device: “I been noticing how Miss Hilly act all sweet and happy when she talk to Heather and William, but ever time she turn to Miss Leefolt, she get a sneer on her face.” 3. Page number: 185
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Unformatted text preview: 4. Why did author use this device: I think the author used this device to show how two-faced Miss Hilly is. She is sweet as sugar to her children, but ugly and cruel when gossiping about her friend, Miss Skeeter, behind her back. 1. Device used: Hyperbole 2. Sentence from the book using device: “A summer month could stretch on for years, out on Longleaf.” 3. Page number: 64 4. Why did author use this device: The author used this device to show how long a summer month could feel, instead of it just actually being 30/31 days. This helps the reader know that the summer could drag out instead of feeling like it was going quickly....
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  • Style, device, Rhetorical techniques, Literary technique, Miss Hilly

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