"Literary technique" Essays and Research Papers

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  • Literary Techniques

    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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  • Literary Techniques in "The Things They Carried"

    A literary technique is a device employed in literature to add depth to a writer’s work. These techniques can be obvious‚ such as the technique of rhyme in a poem‚ or subtle‚ such as juxtaposition‚ which can go unnoticed by the reader. In The Things They Carried‚ Tim O’Brien uses many such techniques to provide more depth to his book. Four literary techniques used by Tim O’Brien are symbolism‚ pathetic fallacy‚ irony‚ and juxtaposition. One literary technique prominent in The Things They Carried

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  • Rhetorical Devices and Literary Techniques

    Devices and Literary Techniques Rhetorical devices and literary techniques are closely related to tone and style. In fact‚ an author’s style partly consists of selecting and using certain devices; an author’s tone is partially determined by the type of techniques an author uses. Many SAT books will list lots of Greek terms you don’t need to know‚ such as synecdoche and anaphora. But the Critical Reading section won’t require that you know the names of rhetorical devices or literary techniques. Rather

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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 DEVICES Copyright © 2007 by Jay Braiman www.mrbraiman.com Literary devices refers to specific aspects of literature‚ in the sense of its universal function as an art form which expresses ideas through language‚ which we can recognize‚ identify‚ interpret and/or analyze. Literary devices collectively comprise the art form’s components; the means by which authors create meaning through language‚ and by which readers gain understanding of and appreciation for their works. They also provide

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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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  • 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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  • Literary Analysis on Revelation

    Literary Analysis “Revelation” Flannery O’Connor short story entitled “Revelation” was swayed by her personal upbringing in the South. She lived in the time where people from the South were very intolerant and narrow-minded towards people who had a different lifestyle and who were of a different race. Because Southerners believed people who did not live up to their wealth or status were inferior‚ it offered O’Connor the exact descriptions she wanted for the characters in this story. The main

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  • Study Guide Literary Terms

    AP Literary and Rhetorical Terms 1. 2. alliteration- Used for poetic effect‚ a repetition of the initial sounds of several words in a group. The following line from Robert Frost’s poem "Acquainted with the Night provides us with an example of alliteration‚": I have stood still and stopped the sound of feet." The repetition of the s sound creates a sense of quiet‚ reinforcing the meaning of the line 3. allegory – Where every aspect of a story is representative‚ usually symbolic‚ of something

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  • The Literary Elements of “Annabel Lee”

    The Literary Elements of “Annabel Lee” In the Poem “Annabel Lee” by Edger Allen Poe‚ there are a couple of literary devices used. Poe uses these devices to explain the ultimate love between Annabel and the Narrator. One literary device that is used is the biblical reference to the angels of Heaven. Another is the use of nature to explain the effect that Annabel’s death had on the land. Poe uses the combination of biblical metaphors and references of nature to explain the tragedy of the death

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