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Literature Techniques

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  • 1. AS LTA1A Tess of the d’Urbervilles & A Woman of No Importance literature techniques
  • 2. In Tess of the D’Urbervilles
    • Pathetic Fallacy – the seasons of Tess’ life reflect her emotions, nature always depicts the way that she feels. E.g. summer love  , winter break up 
    • Alliteration –
    • ‘ soft and silent Tess’
    • Show her innocence, quietness, frailty
    • ‘ soft south wind’ – show her new hope, mild weather
  • 3. Similies and Metaphors
    • ‘ a pleasant voice in every breeze ’ – personification of the wind, makes the setting seem friendly, welcoming to Tess
    • The ‘ masculine ’ sun metaphor – ‘ broke through ’ the shutters and ‘ throwing stripes like red-hot pokers ’ – strong, destructive hell-link (hot burning fire?), ‘like’ creates a similie…
  • 4. As well as Wider Reading… Looking at an Unseen Text:
    • Climax
    • Internal Conflict (in the mind) or External Conflict (e.g. man vs. nature)
    • Cliché
    • Hyperbolic language
    • Imagery
    • Irony
    • Onomatopoeic language
    • Oxymorons
    • Paradox e.g. What a pity that youth must be wasted on the young
    • Repetition or Anaphora (structural) He will, he will etc.
    • Antithesis, Juxtaposition, Contrast not a nation of peace but a nation of war
    • Assonance – similar sounds in different words

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