What are literary devices?

I have to write this essay about how an author uses literary devices to portray her opinions...are these like plot and setting and characters....or is it more things like alliteration and allusion and metaphor?

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2 Answers to “What are literary devices?”

  1. tcputil says:

    Alliteration allusion and metaphor. Lest we forget onomonopia!

  2. monrico says:

    Literary devices are used by an author to convey his/her message more meaningfully and effectively to the reader by making it seem more attractive and fun.