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Understanding the Power of Literary Devices

This workshop will focus on identifying and analyzing literary devices beyond superficial understanding. Areas of focus will include: narrative point of view; interpreting the meaning of an allusion and its source; interpreting and classifying figures of speech. Other devices to be discussed in light of rhetorical analysis include: anaphora, antithesis, apostrophe,
assonance, chiasmus, and understatement.

Audience: Pre-AP English Teachers
Grades: 7-12
Number of Days: 1