Guide to Literary Terms Questions and Answers
Figurative language in "Bohemian Rhapsody": can someone help me get the figurative language from the song "Bohemian Rhapsody?"
"She is the apple of my eye" is an example of (a) metaphor (b) simile (c) personification (d) alliteration?
Theme in Play What is meant by Theme in Play and what is the purpose of using it? What are the techniques used to build a good theme in a play?
What literary term means the following: An inanimate object given animate characteristics, like a talking dog or a couch full of love?
why is this proverb " fear knocked the door. faith answered.there was no one there." an example of personification?
What are some examples of similes and metaphors to describe a person's personality and appearance? It could be either a positive description or a negative one.
What are the differences between rhetorical and literary devices, and what are some examples of both of them?
What are some good metaphors or similes that reveal intelligence, determination, motivation, strength, perfection or persistence?
What is the literary term for giving an inanimate object animal characteristics—for example "the sidewalk purred"? It's not personification or anthropomorphism, because those are giving inanimate objects human characteristics.
What are the general forms of prose and its types? What are the the styles of prose (e.g., common style and cheap style)? What is the distinction between fictional and non-fictional prose?
Comedy What is the difference between Comedy of humour and Comedy of manner? please explain with some examples from Renaissance playwrights
What is the difference between poetic devices and figures of speech? Is alliteration a poetic device or figure of speech?
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