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

      is for Weather       Pathetic fallacy is when inanimate objects of nature–specifically the weather–mimic human emotion. The distinction between pathetic fallacy and personification is as follows: personification “gives human attributes to abstract ideas, animate objects … 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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Literary Devices from A to Z – Brought to you by the letter L

      is for Lyric       A lyric is a song-like poem meant to express the thoughts and feelings of a person. Shakespeare’s sonnets are a form of lyric poetry. In the short story “Aliens’ Waltz”, Josef … Continue reading

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

      is for Doppelganger         A doppelganger is a character’s double. The two characters have identical looks but different personalities and agendas. Both The Talisman and it’s sequel, Bleak House, by Stephen King, feature doppelgangers. … Continue reading

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