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Literary Technique

Comparing Literary Analysis of Kate Chopin’s “A Pair of Silk Stockings” And “Desiree’s Baby” Kate Chopin’s “A Pair of Silk Stockings" and “Desiree’s Baby” are both great stories. Both literature give readers the smooth and easy transition throughout the story, and then leave the readers with disappointing and jaw dropping details in the end. Both of Chopin’s stories portray typical women who have different wants and needs and emphasize their continued life struggles. In “A Pair of Silk Stockings...

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The Seven Voyages of Sinbad Studying the Literary Themes and Techniques

THE SEVEN VOYAGES OF SINBAD Studying the Literary themes and techniques The One Thousand and One Nights and various tales within it make use of many innovative literary techniques which the storytellers of the tales rely on for increased drama, suspense, or other emotions. The tales vary widely: they include historical tales, love stories, tragedies, comedies, poems, burlesques and various forms of erotica. Since the twentieth century The Arabian Nights have also received serious critical attention...

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Literary Devices

1. Alliteration Alliteration is a literary device in which two or more consecutive words, or words that are nearby in the same sentence, start with the same letter. It is often used in poetry, literature, slogans, and other propaganda because it is usually impressive and memorable. For example, Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers. 2. Assonance Assonance is the repetition of a pattern of similar sounds within a sentence. It is used to produce a form of rhyme throughout the whole...

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Language Techniques

Alliteration: The repetition of initial consonant sounds, such as "Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers." 3. Allusion: A reference contained in a work 4. Ambiguity: an event or situation that may be interpreted in more than one way. 5. Analogy: a literary device employed to serve as a basis for comparison. It is assumed that what applies to the parallel situation also applies to the original circumstance. In other words, it is the comparison between two different items. 6. Anaphora: repetition of...

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Literary Devices

Literary Device Notes Alliteration Repeating the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words. Allusion A figure of speech that makes a reference to, or representation of, people, places, events, literary work, myths, or works of art, either directly or by implication. Bildungsroman A type of novel concerned with education, development, and maturation of a young protagonist. Essentially, a Bildungsroman traces the formation of a protagonist's maturity (the passage...

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How Do the Literary Devices Construct Meaning in “the Visit”?

How do the Literary Devices construct meaning in “The Visit”? The book “The Visit” is a play which is composed by literary devices. All of the messages and ideas that this play contains are expressed through literary devices, thus giving life to the major themes. Literary devices give meaning to “The Visit” because they construct the main theme, which is money can corrupt anything. To begin, there are many literary devices in “The Visit”, and they are continuously used with the purpose...

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Literary Elements

Peter Scott Ms. Wiggins Honors English 10 1st Block O3/09/11 “Literary Elements of Wharton’s ‘Roman Fever’” Peter Scott Scott 1 03/09/11 Ms. Wiggins 1st Block “Literary Elements of Wharton’s ‘Roman Fever’” The short story, “Roman Fever” by Edith Wharton, reveals numerous popular literary elements. Some of the most prominent examples of literary elements are irony, symbolism, and foreshadowing. All three elements create the feel and atmosphere of the short...

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Discuss the use of literary technigues in Pride and Prejudice Pride and Prejudice, by Jane Austen

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen is a very accomplished book because of Austen's clever and successful use of literary techniques. Literary techniques refer to the deliberate construction of language to further the story whether that be to develop character, plot, suspense or to create an enjoyable humorous novel. Jane Austen applies many literary techniques such as point of view, dialogue, letters and irony to tell the story of Pride and Prejudice. Pride and Prejudice is told in third person...

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the war of the wall literary analysis

Stella Brooks Mrs. White English 9 L2 6 January 2015 “The War of the Wall” Literary Analysis The short story “The War of the Wall,” by Toni Cade Bambara takes place someplace during the mid to late 1960’s to the mid 70’s, shortly after America’s integration and in the middle of the Vietnam War. The Vietnam War era was a very troubling time and effected almost everyone living in America at the time. The war was to prevent and resist communism in Vietnam. America was losing the battle, and they...

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1984 Literary Guide

1984 Literary Guide Section One (pages 1-104) Chapter I 1. What is the effect of the juxtaposition at the beginning of this section? 2. How is paradox involved with the descriptions of the government ministries? 3. How is paradox found in the description of Victory Gin? 4. What is ironic about the statement that “nothing was illegal since there were no longer any laws”? 5. Look at the syntax in Winston’s journal entry for April 4, 1984. What is the effect? 6. Describe how the Junior Anti-Sex...

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