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

      is for Katharsis       This is hard. Eleven days in to the challenge and I’ve already hit a brick wall. Outside of a few Japanese poetry styles, there are pretty much no literary devices beginning … Continue reading

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

      is for Juxtaposition       Juxtaposition is when two opposing and parallel characters, plot lines, images or themes are compared for the purpose of “etching out a character in detail, creating suspense or lending a rhetorical … Continue reading

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A to Z Blog Challenge – Brought to you by the letter H

      is for Hyperbole       A hyperbole is an exaggeration used to emphasize a point. In the tentatively titled,  I Am, Have Been, and Will Be Alice, Alice is depressed and has taken to her bed … Continue reading

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

      is for Bias       Bias occurs when an author incorporates his or her own beliefs into a piece of writing. Incorporating elements of a person’s social, political, religious and life experience, bias can be as … Continue reading

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