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

      is for Verisimilitude       Verisimilitude is the appearance of reality in a work of fiction. I have written before about how all narrative is a construct of reality. This means that it is supposed to … Continue reading

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

      is for Onomatopoeia       The term onomatopoeia describes when a word sounds like what it means. Some examples of this are hiss, bark, bang, and boom. In my Alice Untitled YA novel, Alice finds she … Continue reading

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

      is for Narrator       The narrator is the person who tells the story. Narrators can be protagonists of a story, secondary characters in the story, or an unnamed persona uninvolved as a character in the … Continue reading

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

      is for Mood       Mood (often called “atmosphere“) is the feeling a piece of writing evokes in the reader. This is often done through narrative tone, description and setting. After Molly finds Stanley’s body in … Continue reading

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