Literary Devices 1
Literary Devices 2
Literary Devices 3
Literary Devices 4
Literary Devices 5
Ethos Pathos Logos
100
I waited in line for a million hours until it was my turn.
hyperbole
100
You are the sun, moon, and stars to me.
metaphor
100
The curtains in the window are waving hello to us.
personification
100
My life is an open book; I have no secrets.
metaphor
100
My parents are too strict; my house is a prison.
metaphor
100

Pictures of wounded puppies  

Pathos

200
The tree branches danced in the wind.
personification
200
I was so hungry, I even ate the plate.
hyperbole
200

The car was as fast as a jet soaring through the sky.

simile

200
My hair would not cooperate this morning.
personification
200

This meal is awfully delightful.

Oxymoron

200

Air Jordans 

Ethos

300
The drums were like a thunderstorm.
simile
300
He is a library of information about athletes.
metaphor
300

The dog destroyed the deadly dragon.

Alliteration

300
She walked in the room like a supermodel on a catwalk.
simile
300
He strolled around the school as slowly as a snail stuck in molasses
simile
300

Scenes of players jumping up and down after a victory

Pathos

400
There were a million people in line in front of me to see the new Avengers movie
hyperbole
400
a comparison of two different things using "like" or "as"
simile
400
Her voice was music to his ears.
metaphor
400
Bacon sizzled on the pan.

onomatopoeia

400

Your love pours down on me, surrounds me like a waterfall.

simile

400
Mr. Gilbert's two degrees in English

Ethos

500

The computer stared at me while a put off doing my homework.

personification

500

A man is laughing at an acquaintance who's son has just been arrested not being aware that his own son was arrested alongside the boy for the same crime.

irony
500
My sore feet were begging me to take a break.
personification
500

Their friendship is a rollercoaster ride.

metaphor

500
I'd rather take baths with a man-eating shark than do my homework.
hyperbole
500

Mr. Gilbert's 20 years of teaching experience.

Ethos

600

Her laughter was like a warm blanket or a familiar song.

Simile
600

I went to the shore, I went to the store, I went to the ocean, I went out the door.

Anaphora

600

I would burn my own eyebrows off before I let you pluck them.

hyperbole

600

This car goes faster than the speed of light.

Hyperbole
600

Her hair was a flowing golden river streaming down her shoulders.


Metaphor
600

Mr. Gilbert's puppy dog eyes

Pathos

700
Fair is foul and foul is fair

Alliteration

700

If I can't get a Smartphone, I will die.


Hyperbole

700

He pleaded for her forgiveness but Janet’s heart was ice.


metaphor

700

"Maybe I can ask you again when I'm older."

Alex smiled. "You'll have forgotten all about me by then."

Foreshadowing 

700

The flaming hot cheetos were so hot, my tongue turned to ashes.  

Hyperbole

700

Mr. Gilbert is undefeated against 7th graders in basketball.

Logos
800

Homesick curiosity /To the Souls that snow— What sound device is most prevalent in these lines.

Consonance

800

She dregs of her coffee seemed to be laughing at her.

*Dregs are the last bit of liquid in a cup

personification

800

The house reminded me of Buckingham Palace.

Allusion

800

Winning the World Series was a nice. 


Understatement

800


Situational Irony

800

60% of the time it works every time. 

Logos

900

“The squeaky wheel gets the grease”- the repetition of the long e sound here is an example of?

Assonance

900

"that fire which burn'd the Carthage Queen..." When Shakespeare references the Aeneid in this line he is using what literary device?

Allusion

900

The woman wondered why she waited so long.

Alliteration

900

That large house must have cost an arm and leg.

Idiom

900

Boom! Crash!

Onomatopoeia

900

Ethos Pathos and Logos are part of this triangle

Rhetorical

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