Literacy Devices

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A Level Literacy Devices Flash Cards.
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What is a Allegory? The use of symbolism to describe an abstract concept. Often through Metaphors.
What is Alliteration? The repetitive use of a letter (sound) consecutively in a sentence.
What is Allusion? The use of referencing a different subject matter such as a place, event, literary work etc
What is a amplification? An amplification is the use of adding extra information and understandability
What is an Analogy? The comparison between two concept in order to create understanding. (no riches without hard-work)
What is Anastrophe? The reordering of a sentence where the adjective comes before the noun adding emphasises to the description. (Into the water dove the boy)
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