Literary_Devices_Reference_Guide - Literary Devices Reference Guide Alliteration The repetition of the same letter or sound usually at the beginning of

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Literary Devices Reference Guide Alliteration The repetition of the same letter or sound, usually at the beginning of a series of words. m agno m isceri m ur m ure ponte m Anaphora Repetition of a word or words at the beginning of successive clauses. Hic est lucus , hic est carrus, hic est terra. Here is the grove, here is the chariot, here is the land. Anastrophe Inversion of normal word order, such as in prepositional phrases terram novam circum Aposiopesis “a falling silent” when a character breaks off in the middle of thought, usually due to emotion Why I ------! Quos ego---- Apostrophe Sudden break from the previous narrative to address, in 2 nd person, something or someone that isn’t there O dolor atque tristitia! O grief and saddness! Asyndeton Omission of conjunctions felem canem avem habeo. Chiasmus Arrangement of words in a mirroring, or ABBA pattern, found most with nouns and adjectives. Novam arces terram pulchraeEcphrasis

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