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    Alliteration- Alliteration is a literary device that reflects repetition in two or more nearby words of initial consonant sounds. Example- My Mother is not the sort of Mum  Inversion- Inversion, also known as “anastrophe,” is a literary technique in which the normal order of words is reversed, in orRead more

    1. Alliteration– Alliteration is a literary device that reflects repetition in two or more nearby words of initial consonant sounds. Example- My Mother is not the sort of Mum
    2.  Inversion– Inversion, also known as “anastrophe,” is a literary technique in which the normal order of words is reversed, in order to achieve a particular effect of emphasis. Example- With the mice I was at war
    3. Repetition– Repetition is a literary device that involves intentionally using a word or phrase for effect, two or more times. Example- For that’s what sons are for!
    4. Anaphora– Anaphora is a rhetorical device that features the repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive sentences, phrases, or clauses. Example- I picked a broom and shooed at it, I chased it to the hall, I almost whacked it sharply,
    5. Personification- It is a figure of speech in which an idea or thing is given human attributes and/or feelings or is spoken of as if it were human. Example- But it was quick and cunning

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  1. Alliteration: The repetition of the same letter sound across the start of several words in a line of text. For example, “This is the page whose letters shall be seen” Personification: A poetic device where animals, plants, or even inanimate objects, are given human qualities. For example, “These areRead more

    1. Alliteration: The repetition of the same letter sound across the start of several words in a line of text. For example, “This is the page whose letters shall be seen”
    2. Personification: A poetic device where animals, plants, or even inanimate objects, are given human qualities. For example, “These are the lines that heaven-commanded Toil”.

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  1. The poet described his writing ability and also compared it with a farmer’s work. He explained both works are of creativity. Just the tools for both are different but it functions and results in the same in the end. The Ploughman Summary

    The poet described his writing ability and also compared it with a farmer’s work. He explained both works are of creativity. Just the tools for both are different but it functions and results in the same in the end.

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  1. Imagery- Imagery can be defined as a writer or speaker's use of words or figures of speech to create a vivid mental picture or physical sensation. Example- Everyone grumbled. The sky was grey.   Repetition: Repetition is a literary device in which a word or phrase is repeated two or more times.Read more

    1. Imagery– Imagery can be defined as a writer or speaker’s use of words or figures of speech to create a vivid mental picture or physical sensation.

    Example- Everyone grumbled. The sky was grey.

     

    1. Repetition: Repetition is a literary device in which a word or phrase is repeated two or more times.

    Example- We had nothing to do and nothing to say.

     

    1. Simile: A simile is a figure of speech that makes a direct comparison between two things by using the words ‘like’ or ‘as’.

    Example- And it sounded as if the old drake laughed.

     

    1. Anaphora– Anaphora is a device in which a phrase or word is repeated at the start of successive phrases, sentences, or clauses.

    Example- And doubled up, shaking silently,

    And the ducks all quacked as if they were daft

     

    1. Onomatopoeia– Onomatopoeia: Onomatopoeia is a figure of speech in which words evoke the actual sound of the thing they refer to or describe.

    Example- Click!

     

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