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In To Kill a Mockingbird, I need literary devices from Chapter 1 to Chapter 11.
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- The first two paragraphs of the novel use foreshadowing to indicate events that will happen later. (Chapter 1)
- The mention of "General Jackson hadn't run Creeks up the creek" is an allusion to the former American President Andrew Jackson. It is also a pun. (Chapter 1)
- "Professional people were poor" is an example of alliteration. (Chapter 2)
- "She looked and smelled like a peppermint drop." This description of Miss Caroline contains a simile. (Chapter 2)
- "I'd soon's kill you as look at you." This remark by Little Chuck Little is a simile. (Chapter 3)
- There are allusions to the Dewey Decimal System and Time magazine. (Chapter 4)
- There is an allusion to Confederate General Joe Wheeler. (Chapter 5)
- When Jem whistles "bob-white"to imitiate the sound of a quail, it is an onomatopoeia. (Chapter 6)
- "The second grade was grim" is an example of personification. (Chapter 7)
- There are allusions to the Rosetta Stone and the Confederate surrender at Appomattox Court House. (Chapter 8)
- When Miss Maudie "whooped," it was an onomatopoeia. (Chapter 8)
- "Miss Maudie's sunhat was suspended in a thin layer of ice, like a fly in amber" is a simile. (Chapter 8)
- "Miss Rachel's cook's son" is an example of alliteration. (Chapter 9)
- "We could see him shiver like a horse shedding flies" is a simile that refers to the mad dog's actions. (Chapter 10)
- There is an allusion to Dixie Howell, the famous Alabama football player. (Chapter 11)
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Posted by bullgatortail on October 5, 2011 at 4:20 AM (Answer #1)
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