ENG LIT TECHNIQUES

Heloise Tudor
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Mindmap listing a few literary techniques that can be mentioned in A Level essays - a few of these have definitions included.

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Heloise Tudor
Created by Heloise Tudor about 4 years ago
English Language Techniques
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ENG LIT TECHNIQUES
1 alliteration
2 assonance
3 colloquial
4 dialect
5 dialogue
6 enjambment

Annotations:

  • sentence continues beyond line/verse
7 hyperbole

Annotations:

  • exaggeration  
8 imagery
9 irony
10 metaphor
11 monologue
12 onomatopoeia
13 oxymoron

Annotations:

  • 2 words that aren't usually associated are put together e.g. bitter sweet 
14 pathos

Annotations:

  • language that provokes feelings of pity or sorrow
15 personification

Annotations:

  • attributing a human quality to a thing
16 repetition

Annotations:

  • repetition of a word of phrase to achieve a desired effect
17 rhyme
18 rhythm
19 simile
20 symbolism
21 tone
22 lexis
23 synesthesia

Annotations:

  • appeals to more than one sense at a given time
24 cliche

Annotations:

  • overused expression that's lost its original meaning
25 pathetic fallacy

Annotations:

  • attributes human qualities to inanimate parts of nature e.g. the weather
26 consonance

Annotations:

  • Repetitive sounds produced by consonants within a sentence or phrase

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