Literary Elements and Literary Devices
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When we break something down to its parts, we call those parts elements. Therefore, EVERY piece of narrative writing contains the elements of literature. They are ELEMENTary!
Not every piece of writing uses literary/poetic devices, but many do. Using poetic devices gives writing a creative, artistic flair.
We won't study ALL of the literary/poetic devices but we will go over some of the main ones.
Here is a reference website where you can find out more about the various literary/poetic devices an author might use:
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