5 Answered Questions for the topic Literary Device

Literary Device Literature Essay

03/29/20

Could the line "Girls like girls like boys do" be considered irony (literary device)?

I'm writing an essay on a song and need help with this. If it isn't irony could you tell me what literary device it would be? Thank you so much!
Literary Device Literature Rhetorical Devices

07/05/19

The Last of The Mohicans, literary device question. "Thievish race."?

I am reading the book, The Last of The Mohicans, and I was wondering what literary device was being used, when Hawkeye is given the quote "A Huron!” repeated the sturdy scout, once more shaking his... more
Literary Device Literature Shakespeare

06/13/19

Is this line from The Merchant of Venice metaphorical?

From "The Merchant of Venice", Act IV: > The quality of mercy is not strain'd, > It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven Can we consider that a metaphor?

Are there earlier incidences than Merchant of Venice of an angel on one shoulder and a devil on the other?

In [act 2, scene 2 of *The Merchant of Venice*](http://shakespeare.mit.edu/merchant/merchant.2.2.html), Launcelot Gobbo is conflicted regarding whether to run from Shylock, or continue working for... more

05/03/19

Does "The Soul selects her own Society" by Emily Dickinson have a simile?

Here is the poem "The Soul selects her own Society" by Emily Dickinson. > The Soul selects her own Society — Then — shuts the Door — To her divine Majority — Present no more — > >... more

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