What literary devices are used in the short story "Neighbor Rosicky"?

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One literary device used is that of flashback. Rosicky, the main character, often looks back to his past, and as we have full access to his thoughts we get a fuller picture of his life in this way. Nothing much happens in the story as such; the main point is to show Rosicky's character, and the use of the flashback technique helps to do this. We learn of various events in his life which have helped to shape the character that he is now - a tranquil man...

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