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Literary Devices Cole Jackson Porter Dr. Brown 1/31/19 Theme- The theme links all aspects of the literary work with one another and is basically the main subject. Critique- is a literary technique that means to critically evaluate a piece of literary work or political or philosophical theory in detail. Irony- refers to playing around with words such that the meaning implied by a sentence or word is actually different from the literal meaning. Critic- the distinctive tone or tenor of an author’s writings. Diction is not just a writer’s choice of words it can include the mood, attitude, dialect and style of writing. Canon- is defined as a traditional collection of writings, against which other writings are evaluated Foreshadowing- The literary device foreshadowing refers to the use of words or phrases that set the stage for the story to unfold. Symbolism- is the practice or art of using an object or a word to represent an abstract idea Atmosphere- is a type of feeling that readers get from a narrative, based on details such as setting, background, objects, and foreshadowing Bibliography- A list of the written sources of information on a subject. Genre- means a type of art, literature, or music characterized by a specific form, content, and style. For example, the literature has four main genres: poetry, drama, fiction, and non-fiction. Plagiarism- is the act of using someone else’s ideas, words, or thoughts as your own without
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Literary Devices giving credit to the other person Imagery- helps the reader to visualize more realistically the author’s writings.
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