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1 Literary Devices Cornell Notes 10/15/12

2 question or key point goes here
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3 What are literary devices?
A literary device is something that an author intentionally includes in pieces of writing. Also known as literary techniques or figurative language

4 the feeling created in the reader by a literary work or passage
Example: "Ask not what your country can do for you. Ask what you can do for your country.“ John F. Kennedy Supposed to make you feel empowered and good about your country. mood/ atmosphere

5 alliteration the repetition of initial consonant sounds
used to draw attention to certain words or idea example: She sells seashells by the seashore. What consonant sound is repeated here? alliteration

6 the repetition of sounds at the ends of words

7 end rhyme the repetition of sounds at the ends of lines of poetry
Roses are red Violets are blue I like rhyming, How about you?

8 internal rhyme rhyming words within lines of poetry
used to make poetry flow better internal rhyme Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary

9 a type of figurative language in which a nonhuman subject is given human characteristics
Example: The hair on his arms stood straight up when he was afraid. personification

10 a figure of speech in which something is described as though it were something else.
Example: She was fairly certain that life was a fashion show. metaphor

11 words or phrases that appeal to one or more of the five senses
Writers use these details to help the reader to experience the writing. imagery

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