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Literary Devices

TERMDEFINITIONEXAMPLE
1. Alliterationa sound being repeatedhungry hippos are happy
2. Similecomparison using like or as

Fun examples of Similes and Metaphors
3. Metaphor 
example 2
direct comparison 

4. Personification 
example 2
giving an object human traits
5. Imagerydescriptive language that brings out one of the 5 senses*Use this image
*This Frost poem is full of imagery
6.Symbol/Symbolismsomething that stands for something else.
7. Rhyme Schemepattern formed by the last word of each line
8. Repetitionrepeating words, phrases, lines
9. Toneauthors attitude toward poem/reader
10. DictionAuthors choice of words based on accuracy, clarity, effectiveness.





























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