Literary devices

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Literary devices by Mind Map: Literary devices

1. Hyperbole

1.1. Page. 24 its talks about the old woman's life and how she was the Princess of Palestrina. "and one of my robes was worth more than all the magnificence of Westphalia. This is an example of a hyperbole because it exaggerates how one robe is more expensive than a land.

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2. Irony

2.1. Page. when people thought that the monkey's were the dangerous animal attacking the girls, it turned out to be that they were lovers. This is an example of an irony because readers(people) usually expect that when monkey's chase humans they're trying to hurt them, but in the book it was the way opposite of what we actually had in mind.

3. Parody

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4. Oxymoron

4.1. Page. 59 "good tragedies" this is an oxymoron because tragedies aren't supposed to be a good thing.

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5. Understatement

5.1. Page. 49 This is the part Candide gets sold "Yet my mother sold me for ten patagons. This is an understatment because it shows candide being small worse or less important.

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6. Allusion

6.1. One allusion that came into my mind was that Cacambo Candide's servant seem to have a solution for everything.