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Narrative Language

Narrative Language

Author: Mackenzie W

This lesson teaches elements of narrative: description, concrete detail, relevant detail, active verbs, and figurative language.

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A literary device that compares one time to another, for artistic effect. ("My love is a rose.")


A literary device that imbues nonhuman objects with human characteristics, for artistic effect. ("The rose is in love.")


A literary device and type of metaphor that compares one item to another item, using the conjunction "like," for artistic or literary effect. ("My love is like a rose.")