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Asked in Macbeth
What literary terms are used by shakespeare in the play Macbeth?
allusion contrast connotation denotation diction fairy tale figurative language flashback foreshadowing imagery in medias res (latin word) irony juxataposition metaphor extended metaphor mood onomatopoeia parody pathos (greek word) personification simile stereotype suspence symbolism prologue epilogue soliloquy exposition hyperbole ...
What are the themes and figures of speech in upon an honest man's fortune?
The figures of speech in the poem are rhyme, personification, diction, and imagery. ...
Asked in English Language, The Cask of Amontillado
How does Edgar Allan Poe use setting in The Cask of Amontillado to convey gloom?
he uses specific descriptions, diction, irony, and symbolism to create fear in his story ...
Asked in Religion & Spirituality
What are the literary devices in Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God?
Alliteration, diction, assonance, emotional appeal, allusion, symbol, metaphor, simile, repition, imagery, and syntax are the ones easily found. ...
What is literary devices use in Treasure Island?
There are many: similes metaphors alliteration diction idiom allusion personification foreshadowing imagery epiphany The similes are the easiest to spot. They are on every page. There is a metaphor in the second paragraph of the 1st page, a simile in the same paragraph after: "fifteen men on the dead man's chest- Yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of rum!" Hey, a recommendation. Read the book... it is really good. ...
Asked in Books and Literature
Where is diction in Catch-22?
Almost the whole book has diction, but finding it is the hard part. Look for a word with meaning and analyze it. If you can understand why the author (Heller) used the word and what the significance is, then you can use it. Make sure you can support it with at least 2 reasons why (wether it makes and allusion, ethos, understatements or any of Rhetorical devices that you think is suitable for the word. ...
Asked in Word and Phrase Origins
From what language does the word diction come from?
The word diction comes from the Latin language and means to proclaim or dedicate. Synonyms of diction are articulation and enunciation. The first know use of diction was in 1581. ...
Asked in Example Sentences
What is a sentence for the word diction?
Diction means the choice of words or phrases / the style of enunciation in speaking or singing. Sentence examples : "The Beauty Pageant contestants are improving their diction with the help of their diction expert." Or, "She won the competition as her diction was very clear and apt." ...