714•893•1381          Contact Us          Bell Schedule          Portal Login

Instructions

Create a four­ column chart using the following layout:

1. Stylistic (the literary/poetic device) element
2. Quotation (copy the full quotation) from text using stylistic element / device (ch.# and p.#)
3. Effect of the device in the sentence
4. Effect of the device upon the passage as a whole

Choose from the following literary devices AND use as many of them as apply ­­­­­ do not repeatedly use the same ones, AND make sure you over the ENTIRE literary work. ONE ENTER for EVERY TEN PAGES in your novel (example: 300 page novel = 30 entries ).

Literary / Poetic Devices word bank: ​allegory, alliteration, anaphora, assonance, consonance, allusion, analogy, anecdote, antithesis, aphorism, apposition, archetype, connotation, deus ex machina, dialect, epistle, epigram, flashback, foil, foreshadow, hubris, hyperbole, juxtaposition, imagery, irony­­­dramatic, verbal, situational; kenning, local color, oxymoron, metaphor, metonymy, mood, moral, motif, parable, paradox, parody, parallel structure, pastoral, pathetic fallacy, personification, point of view ­­­first, third person, omniscient; sarcasm, satire, synecdoche, simile, syntax, symbol, theme, tone, understatement

Example
Stylistic elementQuotationEffect of deviceEffect upon passage as a whole
1. Parallelism"I liked to read what they liked to read: what they enjoyed, delighted me; what they approved, I reverenced” ch.1, 10
Jane’s parallel statements

­­­—-linked by anaphora­­­—-

encourage comparison of Jane and the Rivers sisters. By matching each verb related to Mary and Diana with a synonymous verb to describe Jane, the narrator focuses on characters’ similarities.
This sentence introduces the paragraph illustrating the three women’s shared interests, which serves to convey the warmth and ease of friendship. It characterizes them
by amiability and picturesque compatibility.


PRINT THIS DOCUMENT