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DefinitionsIdentify Identify the literary devicethe literary device in context (1)in context (2)
A word’s dictionary meaning, independent of other associations that a word may have.
Answer What is denotation?
The general term for literacy techniques that portray differences between appearance and reality, or expectation and result.
Answer What is irony?
A comparison between two or more things that are similar in some ways but otherwise unlike.
Answer What is an analogy?
A set of ideas associated with a word in addition to its explicit meaning.
Answer What is connotation?
Poetry written in unrhymed iambic pentameter lines.
Answer What is blank verse?
“Life is a broken-winged bird”
Answer What is a metaphor?
“The rain will never stop falling.”
Answer What is a hyperbole?
“He hears the hum of the boy’s dream”
Answer What is an onomatopoeia?
“Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary,”
Answer What is an internal rhyme?
“And the faint perfume from its chalice steals—”
Answer What is personification?
“and he dips his wing in the orange sun rays”
Answer What is imagery?
“The free bird thinks of another breeze and the trade winds soft through the sighing trees”
Answer What is a couplet?
“She carries sweet scents of rain and is soft spoken.”
Answer What is alliteration?
“ I know why the caged bird beats his wing Till its blood is red on the cruel bars For he must fly back to his perch and cling When he fain would be on the bough a-swing; And a pain still throbs in the old, old scars And they pulse again with a keener sting– I know why he beats his wing!
Answer What is the caged bird?
“The wind’s a little girl name Wendy. When she passes our window, she taps the pane or just looks in to see you. You see, No One is with her and she is lonely. The trees sometimes sing that and bow in respect. Last week, when you listened from the porch steps, did you notice?”