Depicting Literary Devices
Updated: 1/16/2020
Depicting Literary Devices
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  • The use of Irony to mock or convey contempt. The intended meaning is different than it's literal meaning.
  • Sarcasm
  • Five tests is just what I needed today!
  • A literary device in which a direct comparison is made using "like" or "as."
  • These roses are as red as the ruby red slippers Dorothy Gale wears.
  • Simile
  • A phrase that is used so commonly that it has little effect.
  • Cliche
  • I am under the gun because I just remembered that I have a history test today.
  • The use of words that imitate sounds.
  • I am on my computer researching with the click of a mouse.
  • Onomatopoeia
  • Highly exaggerated statements that create emphasis, but are not necessarily true.
  • Hyperbole
  • I have a cold where I can't move a muscle.
  • The use of casual language in everyday speech in writing.
  • Let's not be wallflowers and go to the party to have fun.
  • Slang
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