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Literary Devices from A to Z – Brought to you by the letter Z

      is for Zoomorphism         According to The Free Dictionary, zoomorphism is the use”of animal forms in symbolism, literature, or graphic representation.” When using zoomorphism, animal traits are given to a human or inanimate object … Continue reading

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Literary Devices from A to Z – Brought to you by the letter U

      is for Understatement       Understatement is when something important is minimized in order to draw attention to it. In Chicken or Egg: A Love Story, Paula is convinced she must kill Daniel before he kills … Continue reading

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Literary Devices from A to Z – Brought to you by the letter T

      is for Theme       A theme is a recurring idea that is alluded to throughout a piece of literature. It is almost like a hidden message about people and the human condition buried deep inside … Continue reading

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Literary Devices from A to Z – Brought to you by the letter R

      is for Repetition       Repetition occurs when a word or phrase is repeated for emphasis or effect. In I Am, Was, Will Be Alice, when Tina learns Alice and Pete have not had sex yet, … Continue reading

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