Literary Terms/Devices

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  • 1
    Attribution of human emotion to any aspect of nature, especially weather
  • 2
    Statement of wisdom/truth
  • 3
    Character in a novel/play whose qualities contrast with those of the protagonist

  • 4
    Self-contradictory statement or situation that sometimes reveals a truth
  • 5
    Element/concept occurring repeatedly throughout a work of art or several
  • 6
    Extreme form of situational irony "marked by slapstick humor and wild improbabilities"

  • 7
    Ridicules something about society/ humor behavior by making it seem absurd
  • 8
    Combination of two opposite words
  • 9
    Exaggerated depiction of a person/point of view used to create humor or express criticism
  • 10
    Repetition of consonant sounds

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