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Unformatted text preview: Literary work recounting deeds of Foreshadowing: legendary hero; this work usually deals with an important theme. Hints or clues that a writer uses to suggest what will happen in the story. Extended Metaphor: A metaphor developed Hyperbole: at great length, occurring frequently in or throughout a work. Extreme exaggerate or overstatement used for effect. Eye Dialect: No one in the world understands me. use of misspellings to convey character's poor education or humorous Homily: dialectal pronunciations. literary device found in writings that tend to involve moral or spiritual Euphony: advice. presentation of sounds in a literary work. The pleasant, mellifluous Idiom: Flashback: Words used in a special way that may be different from their actual meaning. A technique in which a writer interrupts a Speak up! What? Cat's got your tongue? story to go back and explain an earlier event. Irony able: an implied discrepancy between what is said and what is meant. Verbal, situational, A brief tale designed to illustrate a moral and dramatic are some of its types. lesson. Often the characters are animals as verbal irony is when an author says in the fables of Aesop. one thing and means something else. dramatic irony is when an audience Free Verse: perceives something that a character in the literature does not Unrhymed Poetry with lines of varying know. lengths, and containing no specific Situational irony is a discrepancy metrical pattern. between the expected result and actual results. I The portly man, called Slim by his friends, I never made it to the party. One character serving as a direct opposite or contrast to another. Becky Sharp and Amelia Sedley in Vanity The trash can stood in the midst of the Fair by W.M.Thackerey swarming garbage. God and Satan in Milton's Paradise Lost. Miami Northwestern Senior High School 2015...
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