Unformatted text preview: Literary work recounting deeds of
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.
A metaphor developed
at great length, occurring frequently in or throughout
Extreme exaggerate or overstatement used
No one in the world understands me.
use of misspellings to
convey character's poor education or humorous
literary device found in
writings that tend to involve moral or spiritual
presentation of sounds in a literary work.
The pleasant, mellifluous
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
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
dramatic irony is when an audience
perceives something that a
character in the literature does not
Unrhymed Poetry with lines of varying
lengths, and containing no specific
Situational irony is a discrepancy
between the expected result and
The portly man, called Slim by his friends,
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
God and Satan in Milton's Paradise Lost.
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