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A reference to a historical figure, place, or event A reference to a historical figure, place, or event.
The teams competed in a David and Goliath struggle.
A broad comparison between two basically different things that have some points in common.
Aspirations toward space are not new. Consider the worm that becomes a butterfly.
A direct comparison between two basically different things. A simile is introduced by the words like or as.
My love is like a red, red rose.
An implied comparison between two basically different things. Is not introduced with the words like or as.
His eyes were daggers that cut right through me.
A great exaggeration to emphasize strong feeling.
I will love you until all the seas go dry.
Human characteristics are given to non-human animals, objects, or ideas.
My stereo walked out of my car.
An absent person or inanimate object is directly spoken to as though they were present.
Brutus:Ceasar, now be still. I killed not thee with half so good a will.
A part stands for the whole or vice versa.
The hands that created the work of art were masterful.
Hints given to the reader of what is to come.
The stalwart hero was doomed to suffer the destined end of his days.
The use of concrete details that appeal to the five senses.
Cold, wet leaves floating on moss- colored water.
A contrast between what is said and what is meant. Also, when things turn out different than what is expected.
The treacherous instrument is in thy hand, unbated and envenomed. The foul practice has turned itself on me. Laertes
The overall atmosphere or prevailing emotional feeling of a work.
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.
A seemingly self- contradictory statement that still is true.
The more we learn, the less we know.
A series of events that present and resolve a conflict. The story being told.
The plot of The Most Dangerous Game is that Rainsford is being hunted by General Zaroff.
The vantage point from which an author presents the action in a work.
1st person-tale related by a character in the story. I or me 3rd person-story told by someone not participating in the plot. he, she, they
The repetition of identical sounds at the ends of lines of poetry.
He clasps the crag with crooked hands Close to the sun in lonely lands from The Eagle
The repetition of identical sounds within a line of poetry.
We three shall flee across the sea to Italy. Or Hold infinity in the palm of your hand And eternity in an hour.
A slant rhyme or half rhyme occurs when the vowel sounds are not quite identical.
And on that cheek and oer that brow A mind at peace with all below
The time (both the time of day and period in history) and place in which the action of a literary work takes place.
Tiger! Tiger! burning bright In the forests of the night
The repeating of a sound, word, phrase, or more in a given literary work.
I sprang to the stirrup, and Jarvis, and he; I galloped, Derrick galloped, we galloped all three
The repetition of consonant sounds at the beginnings of words.
Swiftly, swiftly flew the ship
The repetition of similar vowel sounds followed by different consonant.
...that hoard, and sleep, and feed, and know not me.
The repetition of consonant sounds that are preceded by different vowel sounds.
Wherever we go Silence will fall like dews
The use of words whose sounds suggest the sounds made by objects or activities.
Blind eyes could blaze like meteors Other examples: buzz, hum, kiss Other examples: buzz, hum, kiss
Something concrete, such as an object, action, character, or scene that stands for something abstract such as a concept or an idea.
Do not go gentle into that good night Rage, Rage against the dying of the light
The main idea or underlying meaning of a literary work.
Dont judge a man until youve walked a mile in his shoes
Comparing two very dissimilar things. Usually involves cleverness and ingenuity.
Our love is like parallel lines This is also a simile.
A term naming an object is substituted for another word with which it is closely associated with.
Only through the sweat of your brow can you achieve success Sweat stands for hard work.
A pair of rhymed verse lines that contain a complete thought.
But if the while I think on thee, dear friend, All losses are restord and sorrows end.
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