All Year Groups – 05/01/17

Due: Ongoing (Issued: 05/01)

Title: Figurative Devices Revision

Task: You have been issued a double-sided revision sheet on Figurative Devices. This:

  • Names an important figurative device
  • Provides a definition
  • Gives examples of potential effect on the reader

You must revise from this sheet, quizzing and requizzing yourself in your exercise book so that you are able to:

  1. identify a device in a text
  2. provide potential effects on the reader

Explanation: Figurative devices are used by writers for a specific effect, attempting to engage the reader, draw their attention to an important idea, reflect the theme or simply to create a vivid image in the reader’s mind.

Understanding the effect of these devices is the key to developing a deep response to texts.

Revision Document: figurative-devices-revision.docx

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