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Tag: Literary devices
Here are 2 ways for you to ‘read between the lines’
In this post, I want to address one of the biggest FAQs I get about the study and appreciation of literature:Read More »
Is Shelley’s ‘Ozymandias’ a great poem, or a poem about greatness? (or both?)
It’s quite common to see Romantic poetry in English Literature curricula, largely because they tend to feature more layman language and universal themes (well, ‘layman’ compared to their more stylistically experimental Modernist counterparts or more linguistically distant Medieval / Renaissance predecessors).Read More »
How do you describe tone?
A common question I get from students is how to describe ‘tone’.Read More »
Metonymy vs synecdoche: what’s the difference?
I have a confession to make: as a self-professed lit expert, I find the difference between metonymy and synecdoche a hard one to remember.