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182 – Literary Devices

The Mythcreant Podcast
But soft, what podcast through yonder feed breaks? That there was an allusion, one of the many many literary devices authors have at their disposal. But what do literary devices mean, and how can they be used in a way that’s not grating and awkward? That’s what we’re talking about this week, plus a healthy dose of Shakespeare and puns.

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Opening and closing theme: The Princess Who Saved Herself by Jonathan Coulton. Used with permission.

Show Notes:

Metaphor

Simile

Allusion

Moby Dick

Area X

Macbeth

Biological Intelligence

Symbolism

Invisible Man

Analogy and Allegory

Animal Farm

Periphrasis

Evocative Telling

Dagon

The Colour Out of Space

City of Bones

Jade City

Imagery

Redwall

Pathetic Fallacy

Personification

The Garden Party

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