Literary Terms/Devices

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10 Questions - Developed by: Samantha - Developed on: - 135 taken

  • 1
    Attribution of human emotion to any aspect of nature, especially weather
    Oxymoron
    Pun
    Pathetic Fallacy
  • 2
    Statement of wisdom/truth
    Caricature
    Foil
    Aphorism
  • 3
    Character in a novel/play whose qualities contrast with those of the protagonist
    Paradox
    Motif
    Foil
  • 4
    Self-contradictory statement or situation that sometimes reveals a truth
    Imagery
    Paradox
    Diction
  • 5
    Element/concept occurring repeatedly throughout a work of art or several
    Motif
    Juxtaposition
    Farce
  • 6
    Extreme form of situational irony "marked by slapstick humor and wild improbabilities"
    Motif
    Fare
    Pun
  • 7
    Ridicules something about society/ humor behavior by making it seem absurd
    Satire
    Irony
    Hyperbole
  • 8
    Combination of two opposite words
    Understatement
    Oxymoron
    Juxtaposition
  • 9
    Exaggerated depiction of a person/point of view used to create humor or express criticism
    Consonance
    Personification
    Caricature
  • 10
    Repetition of consonant sounds
    Consonance
    Alliteration
    Repetition

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