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									                                         Literary Analysis Worksheet
                                        Title: __________________________

                     Ratio – for every one concrete detail, you must supply two or more comments


                         Concrete Detail                                       Commentary / Opinion
                     (anything from the book)                                (anything from your head)
    Find 10 examples of literary devices used by the author    You must write two or more comments for each concrete
1) tone -                                                       detail/literary device. Here are possible sentence starters.
                                                                            Make sure you use academic verbs.
2) diction -
                                                              1) The tone of this passage is one of…
3) syntax -
                                                              2) The author’s use of archaic / colloquial terms produces…
4) simile -
                                                              3) The unusual syntax of this sentence…
5) metaphor -
                                                              4) This simile / metaphor represents…
6) rhetorical question -
                                                              5) This rhetorical question denotes…
7) symbolism -
                                                              6) (Character) questions…
8) allusion -
                                                              7) This (object, color, person, place, action) symbolizes…
9) oxymoron -
                                                              8) This allusion invokes…
10) onomatopoeia -
                                                              9) This oxymoron illustrates…
11) alliteration -
                                                              10) This (onomatopoetic term) illustrates…
   --assonance -
                                                              11) The author’s use of alliteration causes…
   --consonance -
                                                              12) This (term) connotes…which indicates…
12) connotation -
                                                              13) This (term) denotes… which indicates…
13) denotation -
                                                              14) This image evokes…
14) imagery -
                                                              15) This hyperbole creates…
15) hyperbole -
                                                              16) This flashback reveals…
16) flashback -
                                                              17) This scene foreshadows…
17) foreshadowing -
                                                              18) The irony in this sentence / scene suggests…
18) irony -
                                                              19) In this character’s point of view…
19) point of view -
                                                              20) This (object) personifies…
20) personification -

								
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