What are literary devices?

Literary devices or literary techniques are specific structures that writers often use to add meaning or create more compelling stories for the reader. Some common examples are metaphor, alliteration, hyperbole, and imagery. These techniques can give the reader a greater understanding and meaning of the writers intent.


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What's the difference between literary devices and rhetoric devices? I've searched them up online, and many in the list of literary devices are also found under the list of rhetoric devices. D:

Posted by Anonymous on Fri, 02/10/2017 - 02:34
Ernest Hemingway " Things may

Ernest Hemingway " Things may not be immediately discernible in what a man writes, and in this sometimes he is fortunate; but eventually they are quite clear and by these and the degree of alchemy that he possesses he will endure or be forgotten.
-Nobel Prize 1954 Banquet Speech.-

Can someone help identify the literary device?

Posted by Anonymous on Tue, 02/07/2017 - 07:11
Wouldn't dialog be one?

Wouldn't dialog be one?

Posted by Anonymous on Thu, 12/15/2016 - 07:17
i was only 19

can you please help I need this

Posted by Anonymous on Tue, 11/08/2016 - 06:53

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