Flashcards in Language Devices and Terms Deck (16)
Repetition of the same starting letter
A narrative which illustrates a moral, religious, political or social truth
A direct or indirect reference, usually without explanation to a person, place or time.
4 main types:
Connection to an event with ideals or items that did not exist in that time.
Example: Shakespeare's Julius Caeser and a clock
Analogy (Figurative association)
Comparison of two things, alike in certain respects but dissimilar in essence. Provides insight to the nature of one or both
Repetition of a vowel in near and immediate words.
Referred to as a half-rhyme
Dozed, dazed, ground, grinned
A pleasant way of describing something unpleasant
A brief story, usually with animal characters that points to a moral or lesson.
Emphasising behaviour that should be avoided
Where an event is suggested before it actually happens.
A deliberate exaggeration
"My tooth ache is killing me"
Sensory details in a text which evokes strong mental images
The real meaning is contradicted by language or character expressing an idea
Irony can be:
A idea, element, image or object that is repeated to emphasise and solidify importance
Words which describes sounds